The postconcussion syndrome after mild head trauma part II: is migraine underdiagnosed?

J Clin Neurosci. 2000 Nov;7(6):495-9. doi: 10.1054/jocn.1999.0773.


The evidence for post-traumatic migraine as the cause of the postconcussion syndrome in a proportion of patients is reviewed.

Conclusion: patients suffering recurrent post-traumatic headaches or other elements of the postconcussion syndrome should be treated for migraine.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Anxiety / etiology
  • Brain Injury, Chronic / diagnosis*
  • Brain Injury, Chronic / etiology
  • Craniocerebral Trauma / complications
  • Depression / etiology
  • Humans
  • Jurisprudence
  • Memory Disorders / etiology
  • Migraine Disorders / diagnosis*
  • Migraine Disorders / etiology