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2022 Oct 19


Clinical Reasoning: A Teenager With Right-Sided Headache and Periorbital Changes.


Lax DN, Kabbouche M, Kacperski J, Hershey AD
Neurology. 2022 Oct 19.
PMID: 36261294.


While migraine is the most common headache disorder in children and adolescents presenting to a neurologist, other primary headache disorders are important to recognize. Trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias represent a rare group of primary headache disorders with different characteristics, workup and management. Here, we present an adolescent with one common and one unique headache phenotype followed by a guided discussion of the differential diagnoses, workup, treatments and a brief summary of further management considerations.