What is the role of the hypothalamus in the pathophysiology of chronic paroxysmal hemicrania (CPH)?

Updated: Jun 12, 2019
  • Author: Monica Saini, MD, MBBS; more...
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Studies have suggested a crucial role by the hypothalamus in CPH. Functional neuroimaging studies have demonstrated activation of the hypothalamus in cases of trigeminal autonomic cephalgias. [8, 9]


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