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The Rare Primary Stabbing Headache: A Case Report [Turk J Neurol]
Turk J Neurol. 2012; 18(1): 30-32 | DOI: 10.4274/Tnd.42650  

The Rare Primary Stabbing Headache: A Case Report

Arzu Çoban1, Mustafa Ertaş2
1Balıkesir University Medical Faculty, Department Of Neurology, Balıkesir, Turkey
2Anadolu Medical Center, Department Of Neurology, Kocaeli, Turkey

The primary stabbing headache is a syndrome characterized by ultrashort attacks confined to the head, exclusively or predominantly felt in the in the distribution of the first division of trigeminal nerve. The indomethacin is the drug of first choice for treatment due to headache is good response. In this article, a 25 year old woman was presented that fulfilling the criteria of typical primary stabbing headache due to clinical features and indomethacin good responsive headache. The primary stabbing headache is not uncommon. However, most people have attacks of low frequency and short-term, so they seldom visit the doctor. Because of good response to treatment in clinical practice is very important to know the primary stabbing headache. The response to treatment was satisfactory with the correct diagnosis.

Keywords: Primary stabbing headache, indomethacin, treatment


Arzu Çoban, Mustafa Ertaş. The Rare Primary Stabbing Headache: A Case Report. Turk J Neurol. 2012; 18(1): 30-32

Corresponding Author: Arzu Çoban, Türkiye


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