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Table 3 Effective of management prior and after migraine diagnosis

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

Variable No. (%)
Effective of management prior migraine diagnosis  
Surgical (no = 13)  
Very effective – complete and long-lasting relief 0/13
Effective –partial and/or short-lasting relief 3/13 (22.1%)
Ineffective 9/13 (69.2%)
Headache worsened 1/13 (7.7%)
Medical (no = 93)  
Very effective – complete and long-lasting relief 0/93
Effective –partial and/or short-lasting relief 14/93 (15.1%)
Ineffective 65/93 (69.8%)
Headache worsened 14/93 (15.1%)
Effective of treatment after migraine diagnosis (no = 106)  
Very effective – complete and long-lasting relief 73/106 (68.9%)
Effective –partial and/or short-lasting relief 22/106 (20.8%)
Ineffective 8/106 (7.5%)
Headache worsened 3/106 (2.8%)