Most transformed migraine patients overusing medications had caracteristics substantially different from those of episodic migraine patients. Transformed migraine, even after withdrawal from medication overuse, could not be completely reverted by current prophilactic treatments; therefore, a large number of patients, with transformed migraine remain at risk of relapse.
Comparison between patients with transformed migraine and medication overuse and patients with episodic migraine and occasional medication use / Ferrari, Anna; Leone, S; Coccia, Cpr; Pinetti, D; Bertolini, A; Sternieri,. - In: THE JOURNAL OF HEADACHE AND PAIN. - ISSN 1129-2369. - STAMPA. - 7:(2006), pp. 259-259. (Intervento presentato al convegno XX Congresso Nazionale SISC - Cefalee: acquisizioni e controversie tenutosi a Roma nel 27/09/2006 - 30/09/2006).