The Journal of Headache and Pain

Official Journal of the "European Headache Federation" and of "Lifting The Burden - The Global Campaign against Headache"

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Cluster–like headache after surgical crystalline removal and intraocular lens implant: a case report

  • F. Maggioni1Email author,
  • F. Dainese1,
  • F. Mainardi1,
  • C. Lisotto2 and
  • G. Zanchin1
The Journal of Headache and Pain20056:157

Received: 13 January 2005

Accepted: 16 February 2005

Published: 8 April 2005


Cluster headache (CH) is a well characterized primary headache disorder. Nevertheless, symptomatic CH has been reported in association with various underlying diseases. Symptomatic cluster headache related to ocular pathologies have been rarely described. We report a case consequent to a surgical operation for cataract.

Key words

Cluster headacheCataractIntraocular lens implantSymptomatic cluster headache


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