Migraine Briefs

Higher Prevalence of Migraine in Women with Endometriosis


Key clinical point: Women of reproductive age experiencing migraines should be screened for endometriosis.

Major finding: Migraine headache was more frequent in women with endometriosis than in those without endometriosis (35.2% vs. 17.4%; P = .003).

Study details: The data were obtained from a French case-control study of 314 nonpregnant women younger than 42 years.

Disclosures: The authors declared no conflicts of interest.

Citation: Maitrot-Mantelet L et al. Cephalalgia. 2019 Dec 6. doi: 10.1177/0333102419893965.

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