Cluster headache

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Key articles

Headache Classification Committee of the International Headache Society (IHS). The International Classification of Headache Disorders, 3rd edition. Cephalalgia. 2018 Jan;38(1):1-211.Full text  Abstract

Schurks M, Kurth T, de Jesus J, et al. Cluster headache: clinical presentation, lifestyle features, and medical treatment. Headache. 2006 Sep;46(8):1246-54.Full text  Abstract

Goadsby PJ. Pathophysiology of cluster headache: a trigeminal autonomic cephalgia. Lancet Neurol. 2002 Aug;1(4):251-7. Abstract

Expert Panel on Neurologic Imaging; Whitehead MT, Cardenas AM, et al. ACR Appropriateness Criteria® headache. J Am Coll Radiol. 2019 Nov;16(11s):S364-77.Full text  Abstract

Law S, Derry S, Moore RA. Triptans for acute cluster headache. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013:(7);CD008042.Full text  Abstract

Francis GJ, Becker WJ, Pringsheim TM. Acute and preventive pharmacologic treatment of cluster headache. Neurology. 2010 Aug 3;75(5):463-73. Abstract

Burns B, Watkins L, Goadsby PJ. Treatment of intractable chronic cluster headache by occipital nerve stimulation in 14 patients. Neurology. 2009 Jan 27;72(4):341-5. Abstract

Leone M, Franzini A, Proietti Cecchini A, et al. Success, failure, and putative mechanisms in hypothalamic stimulation for drug-resistant chronic cluster headache. Pain. 2013 Jan;154(1):89-94. Abstract

Rozen TD. Cluster headache: diagnosis and treatment. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2005 Apr;9(2):135-40. Abstract

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