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Thyroid dysfunction and headache

The Journal of Headache and Pain20067:263

Received: 11 October 2005

Accepted: 12 November 2005

Published: 17 January 2006


An observational study of thyroid function tests performed in patients with headache prior to referral to a neurological clinic found no headache cases attributable to either hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism. The role of thyroid dysfunction in the aetiology of hedache remains uncertain.

Key words

Keywords HeadacheThyroid