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Table 2 Comparison of headache profiles according to ICHD-III between migraine patients with proper diagnosis and those with misdiagnosis

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

Type of headache Migraine patients with proper diagnosis (n = 24) Migraine patients misdiagnosed as sinusitis (n = 106) P value
Migraine without aura [1.1] 13 (54.2%) 43 (40.6%) 0.2
Migraine with aura [1.2] 8 (33.3%) 22 (20.8%) 0.1
Chronic migraine [1.3] 3 (12.5%) 30 (28.3%) 0.02*
Medication over use headache [8.2] 0 11 (11.4%)  
  1. *Significant.