‘Bad trips’: airplane headache not just in airplanes?
Article first published online: 8 JUL 2008
© Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Volume 28, Issue 9, pages 986–987, September 2008
How to Cite
Coutinho, E. and Pereira-Monteiro, J. (2008), ‘Bad trips’: airplane headache not just in airplanes?. Cephalalgia, 28: 986–987. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-2982.2008.01632.x
- Issue published online: 12 AUG 2008
- Article first published online: 8 JUL 2008
- Received 21 February 2008, accepted 10 March 2008
A type of headache associated with altitude variations in airplane travellers is increasingly reported and has recently become a subject of debate for experts. We present a patient with headache related to altitude variations in two different settings: airplane and mountain descent, suggesting that different kinds of triggers for pressure variation can cause the same type of pain.