Headache evaluation in children and adolescents: When to worry? When to scan?

Donald W. Lewis, Thomas Koch

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To determine the nature of a child's headache, the evaluation begins with a thorough medical history, followed by methodical physical examination with measurement of vital signs, with complete neurological examination. Whether or not further testing, such as neuroimaging, is needed rests upon this fundamental process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)399-406
Number of pages8
JournalPediatric annals
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1 2010


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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