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Table 2 Painful symptoms and analgesic use in MS-Mig and MS-NH groups

From: Migraine is comorbid with multiple sclerosis and associated with a more symptomatic MS course

  MS-NH (%) MS-Mig (%) p OR CI
Brief, shooting pains into jaw* 5 27 <0.001 9.7 2.1–44
Shooting pains into back of head/neck* 11 45 <0.001 9.2 2.7–32
Facial pain* 10 32 0.001 6.6 1.6–27
Temporomandibular joint syndrome* 7 30 <0.001 4.8 1.4–16
Lhermitte’s sign* 18 48 <0.001 5.2 1.9–14
Painful spasms* 29 48 0.012 3.7 1.4–9.6
Restless legs feeling, movement-relieved* 33 57 0.002 2.1 0.87–4.8
Frequent allodynia (not during headache)* 4 26 <0.001 5.3 1.2–23
Daily use of pain medication for non-headache* 6 21 0.006 7.3 1.2–46
  1. p < 0.01