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Frequency of primary headache disorders; A retrospective study

Sarwat Iqbal, Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Abid Butt, Rana Adil, Arshad-ullah Afridi, Uzma Sarwar.

Abstract
Objective: To determine frequency of primary headache disorders in patients presenting at a tertiary healthcare setup.
Methodology: This descriptive retrospective study was carried out at Department of Medicine, Shalamar Hospital, Lahore from January 2019 to December 2020. A total of 400 patients presenting to medical and neurology outpatient departments with complain of recurrent/persistent headaches were included through digital outpatient record. Data of each patient was filled in a questionnaire Performa. Headache disorders were classified according to ICHD-3 beta criteria.
Results: Out of 400 subjects, the frequency of migraine and tension type headache was 46% and 24%, respectively. Chronic daily headache was present in 12% and 18% were diagnosed as other headaches. Only one case of cluster headache was seen. There was female predominance being 67% of total subjects.
Conclusion: This study revealed a high frequency of migraine as compared to tension type headache, which is more common in west.

Key words: Primary headache disorders, migraine, tension type headache, ICHD-3 beta.


 
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Iqbal S, Butt MA, Adil R, Afridi A, Sarwar U. Frequency of primary headache disorders; A retrospective study. RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 34-36.


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Iqbal S, Butt MA, Adil R, Afridi A, Sarwar U. Frequency of primary headache disorders; A retrospective study. RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 34-36.



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Iqbal S, Butt MA, Adil R, Afridi A, Sarwar U. Frequency of primary headache disorders; A retrospective study. RMJ. (2022), [cited April 05, 2022]; 47(1): 34-36.



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Iqbal, S., Butt, . M. A., Adil, . R., Afridi, . A. & Sarwar, . U. (2022) Frequency of primary headache disorders; A retrospective study. RMJ, 47 (1), 34-36.



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Iqbal, Sarwat, Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Abid Butt, Rana Adil, Arshad-ullah Afridi, and Uzma Sarwar. 2022. Frequency of primary headache disorders; A retrospective study. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (1), 34-36.



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Iqbal, Sarwat, Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Abid Butt, Rana Adil, Arshad-ullah Afridi, and Uzma Sarwar. "Frequency of primary headache disorders; A retrospective study." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 34-36.



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Iqbal, Sarwat, Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Abid Butt, Rana Adil, Arshad-ullah Afridi, and Uzma Sarwar. "Frequency of primary headache disorders; A retrospective study." Rawal Medical Journal 47.1 (2022), 34-36. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Iqbal, S., Butt, . M. A., Adil, . R., Afridi, . A. & Sarwar, . U. (2022) Frequency of primary headache disorders; A retrospective study. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (1), 34-36.








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