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Researchers seek to characterize pediatric new daily persistent headache

Key clinical point: New daily persistent headache may be relatively common among children presenting to headache clinics.

Major finding: Girls with new daily persistent headache report symptoms such as photophobia, phonophobia, and nausea significantly more frequently than boys do.

Study details: An observational study of 454 pediatric patients with new daily persistent headache.

Disclosures: The study was not supported by funding, and the investigators had no disclosures.


Pierce E et al. CNS 2019, Abstract 100.