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Table 1 Demographic data and characteristic of all migraine patients ( n= 130) according to ICHD-III-beta

From: Migraine misdiagnosis as a sinusitis, a delay that can last for many years

Variable Mean ± SD/no. (%)
Age 35.88 ± 9.87
Duration of headache 10.22 ± 7.60
Sex  
Male 30 (23.1%)
Female 100 (76.9%)
Symptoms referred to sinus area  
Sinus pain 99 (76.2%)
Sinus congestion 78 (60%)
Nasal congestion 72 (55.4%)
Investigations looking at the sinuses  
Sinus x ray 58 (44.6%)
Sinus CT 21 (16.2%)
Endoscopy 3 (2.3%)
Neuroimaging  
MRI brain 44 (33.8%)
CT brain 6 (4.6%)
MRI cervical spine 2 (1.5%)