Intended for healthcare professionals


Scanning shows structural abnormality in headache

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 03 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:9
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. BMJ

    Sophisticated imaging techniques have for the first time shown that people experiencing cluster headaches have systematic structural differences in their brains compared with matched controls, rather than simply having functional differences as had previously been thought.

    A team from the Institute of Neurology, London, has found that the density of grey matter in the brains of patients experiencing cluster headaches (one sided, severe headache occurring seasonally and with clock-like regularity) …

    View Full Text

    Log in

    Log in through your institution


    * For online subscription