Hemiplegic Cluster


Address all correspondence to Dr. Hua Chiang Siow, Jefferson Headache Center, Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Gibbon Building, Suite #8130, 111 South Eleventh Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.


We report four cases of a new variant of cluster headache associated with hemiparesis. Clinical similarities with hemiplegic migraine suggest that hemiplegic cluster, too, may be a channelopathy. One of our patients had a family history suggestive of an autosomal dominant inheritance.