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2024 Jun 04

J Headache Pain




Plasma calcitonin gene-related peptide levels in idiopathic intracranial hypertension: an exploratory study.


Krajnc N, Frank F, Macher S, Michl M, Müller N, Maier S, Zaic S, Wöber C, Pemp B, Broessner G, Bsteh G


Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a debilitating condition characterized by increased intracranial pressure often presenting with chronic migraine-like headache. Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) plays an important pathophysiological role in primary headaches such as migraine, whilst its role in IIH has not yet been established.