A Historical Review of Headaches: Who First Described Them and When did This Occur?

Wallyson Pablo de Oliveira Souza; Patrick Mesquita Sousa-Santos; Raimundo Pereira Silva-Néto, MD, MSc, PhD


Headache. 2020;60(8):1535-1541. 

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A total of 27 different headaches, both primary and secondary, in addition to painful cranial neuropathies were analyzed for the occurrence of their first description, with the respective author and country of origin, as shown in Table 1.