Klinisk præsentation og behandling af medicinoverforbrugshovedpine

Louise Ninett Carlsen, Maria Lurenda Westergaard, Signe Bruun Munksgaard, Lars Bendtsen & Rigmor Højland Jensen

Ugeskr Læger 2016;178:V06160387

Summary


Medication-overuse headache (MOH) is a disabling, costly and often overlooked disorder. The prevalence in Denmark is 1.8% equivalent to 80.000-100.000 adults. The aim is to increase awareness of clinical presentation and treatment options for patients with MOH when encountered in primary care setting, exemplified by three representative cases. Clinical presentation of MOH and three treatment approaches are discussed. MOH is a chronic disorder which is preventable and treatable.


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