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Pure Menstrual Cluster Headache


  • Todd D. Rozen MD

  • From the Michigan Head-Pain and Neurological Institute, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

Address all correspondence to Dr. Todd Rozen, Michigan Head Pain & Neurological Institute – Neurology, 3120 Professional Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA.


The influence of the menstrual cycle on female cluster headache is not well documented in the literature. A case patient is presented who had cluster headaches only during her menstrual cycles. This appears to be the first ever reported case of pure menstrual cluster headache.