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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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Correspondence to Prab Prabhakar.

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Prabhakar, P. Headache in children. J Headache Pain 14, O3 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1186/1129-2377-14-S1-O3

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Keywords

  • Public Health
  • Internal Medicine
  • Primary School
  • Primary Headache
  • Headache Disorder