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Headache in children

One in 30 children who attend primary school have a headache problem which has an impact on the child and family. However, the problem is under recognised and under treated. In children, identifying a primary headache syndrome can be challengining. However, it can be achieved in a focussed consultation undertaking appropriate history and examination. The course aims to cover the common pitfalls and red flags in the diagnosis of primary headache disorders in childhood and treatment startegies.

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Prabhakar, P. Headache in children. J Headache Pain 14 (Suppl 1), O3 (2013).

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