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2024 Jan 17

J Neurol


Serum calcitonin gene-related peptide in patients with persistent post-concussion symptoms, including headache: a cohort study.


Eggertsen PP, Palmfeldt J, Schytz HW, Hay D, Olsen RKJ, Nielsen JF


Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) plays an important role in migraine pathophysiology, and post-traumatic headache (PTH) frequently presents with migraine-like features. Despite several clinical similarities, few studies have explored CGRP in PTH and concussion. This study investigates serum CGRP levels in patients with persistent post-concussion symptoms (PPCS), including PTH.