What is the classification of pediatric headache by temporal pattern?

Updated: Jan 02, 2019
  • Author: J Ivan Lopez, MD, FAAN, FAHS; Chief Editor: George I Jallo, MD  more...
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Besides being classified on the basis of associated symptoms, headaches can also be classified by their temporal pattern, as follows:

  • Acute

  • Acute recurrent (episodic)

  • Chronic nonprogressive

  • Chronic progressive


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