What is included in the clinical history of pediatric headache?

Updated: Jan 02, 2019
  • Author: J Ivan Lopez, MD, FAAN, FAHS; Chief Editor: George I Jallo, MD  more...
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In pediatric patients with headache, the history should include the following:

  • Headache onset, duration, and severity

  • Associated symptoms

  • Family history of migraines

  • Medication history

  • Factors that may have precipitated the headache (most often migraine)


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