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Successful Treatment of Hypnic Headache with Topiramate: A Case Report

Authors

  • Marco Guido MD,

  • Luigi Maria Specchio MD


  • From the Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti, Medical and Neurological Sciences, Clinic of Nervous System Diseases, University of Foggia, Italy.

Address all correspondence to Marco Guido, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti, Clinic of Nervous System Diseases, University of Foggia, Vole Pinto n° 1, 71100, Foggia, Italy.

Abstract

Hypnic headache is a rare cause of benign headache in the elderly. This is a clinical report of a 67-year-old housewife, suffering from hypnic headache, in which topiramate yielded a successful prophylactic effect at 100 mg/day.

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