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Table 2 Headache characteristics in headache related to thrombectomy

From: De novo headache in ischemic stroke patients treated with thrombectomy: a prospective study

Location:
- Holocranial 13 (42%)
- Frontal 10 (32%)
- Parietal 5 (16%)
- Occipital 1 (3%)
- Retroocular 2 (7%)
Laterality:
- Bilateral 14 (45%)
- Unilateral 17 (55%)
Left 8 (26%)
Right 9 (29%)
Quality:
- Oppressive 19 (61%)
- Pulsatile 12 (39%)
Intensity:
- Mild 3 (10%)
- Moderate 20 (64%)
- Severe 8 (26%)
Need of analgesia 26 (84%)
Accompanying symptoms:
- Nausea or vomiting 4 (13%)
- Photophobia or sonophobia 1 (3%)
Duration:
- 0–24 hours 16 (52%)
- 24–48 hours 11 (35%)
- 48–72 hours 3 (10%)
> 72 hours 1 (3%)