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Medicine - Internal Medicine | Case-Based Diagnosis and Management of Headache Disorders

Case-Based Diagnosis and Management of Headache Disorders

Series: Headache

Siva, Aksel, Lampl, Christian (Eds.)

2015, XI, 281 p. 2 illus., 1 illus. in color.

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  • Explains how to diagnose and treat headache disorders based on the clinical experience of experts
  • Discusses a series of instructive real-life case presentations
  • Covers a wide spectrum of primary and secondary headache disorders
This book provides the practicing physician with a practical approach to the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of headache disorders based on lessons learned from real-life headache patients. Internationally well-known headache experts present cases from their own practice and discuss the evaluation and management of each case step by step. The clearly structured chapters cover initial evaluation and diagnostic work-up, imaging, differential diagnosis, interpretation of findings of further work-up, treatment options and response and key points. A wide spectrum of headache types is covered, including both primary and secondary headache disorders. The reader will learn how to diagnose and manage different headache disorders directly from the clinical experience of experts. Case-Based Diagnosis and Management of Headache Disorders will be of value for neurologists and a wide range of physicians – from those in other specialties to primary care givers.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Case-based teaching - headache differential diagnosis - headache treatment - management of headache patients - real-life headache patients

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Medicine - Neurology - Ophthalmology - Psychiatry - Radiology

Table of contents 

1 Migraine without aura.- 2 Migraine with aura.- 3 Aura without migraine.- 4 Hemiplegic migraine.- 5 Chronic Migraine complicated with Medication Overuse Headache.- 6 Refractory chronic migraine therapy with Botulinum Toxin A.- 7 Complicated migraine.- 8 Migraine with aura – a CADASIL case.- 9 Syndrome of transient Headache and Neurological Deficits with cerebrospinal fluid Lymphocytosis (HaNDL).- 10 Migraine patients with MRI lesions.- 11 Migraine and PFO.- 12 Refractory chronic Migraine: Therapy with Combined Peripheral Neurostimulation.- 13 When headache becomes “troublesome” in a child: what may be behind chronification of pediatric migraine?.- 14 Headache in the Pediatric Patient.- 15 Abdominal pain associated with migraine.- 16 Migraine in the elderly.- 17 Migraine with aura in the elderly or TIA and headache?.- 18 Migraine without aura –discussion of trigger factors.- 19 Migraine patients with co-morbid disorders and their management.- 20 Tension type headaches: episodic and chronic.- 21 Chronic Tension Type Headache.- 22 Tension type headache with Medication overuse headaches.- 23 Treatment-Resistant Chronic Cluster Headache.- 24 Hemicrania continua secondary.- 25 Primary cough headache.- 26 Primary thunderclap headache.- 27 Hypnic Headache.- 28 Headache attributed to paracranial inflammatory disorders.- 29 Headache attributed to paracranial inflammatory disorders.- 30 Tumor related headaches.- 31 Migraine in the E.R.- 32 Headache attributed to non-traumatic subarachnoida hemorrhage (SAH).- 33 Headache in systemic diseases.- 34 Headaches in patients with intracranial pressure changes – hyper/idiopathic (pseudotumor cerebri).- 35 Headaches in patients with intracranial pressure changes – hypo/leak HA.- 36 Headache attributed to psychiatric disorders.- 37 Headache attributed to somatization disorders.- 38 Trigeminal Neuralgia.- 39 Central neuropathic pain – multiple sclerosis-related headaches.

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