Headache in Stroke: A Review


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Address all correspondence to R. Goddeau, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Neurology, Worcester, MA 01655, USA


Headache is a common accompanying symptom in cerebrovascular diseases. Several specific conditions and etiologies are reviewed with emphasis on distinguishing characteristics. Recognition of these conditions can help identify underlying causes of these “secondary headache syndromes” and facilitate disease-appropriate treatment.