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ICHD-II Diagnostic Criteria for Headache Attributed to Head and/or Neck Trauma

Acute post-traumatic headache attributed to moderate or severe head injury

A. Headache, no typical characteristics known, fulfilling criteria C and D

B. Head trauma with at least one of the following:

  1. Loss of consciousness for >30 minutes

  2. Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) <13

  3. Post-traumatic amnesia for >48 hours

  4. Imaging demonstration of a traumatic brain lesion (cerebral haematoma, intracerebral and/or subarachnoid haemorrhage, brain contusion and/or skull fracture)

C. Headache develops within 7 days after head trauma or after regaining consciousness following head trauma

D. One or other of the following:

  1. Headache resolves within 3 months after head trauma

  2. Headache persists but 3 months have not yet passed since head trauma

 

Chronic post-traumatic headache attributed to moderate or severe head injury

A. Headache, no typical characteristics known, fulfilling criteria C-D

B. Head trauma with at least 1 of the following:

  1. Loss of consciousness for >30 minutes

  2. Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) <13

  3. Post-traumatic amnesia for >48 hours

  4. Imaging demonstration of a traumatic brain lesion (cerebral haematoma, intracerebral/subarachnoid haemorrhage, brain contusion, skull fracture)

C. Headache develops within 7 days after head trauma or after regaining consciousness following head trauma

D. Headache persists for >3 months after head trauma

Related Criteria

ICHD-II Diagnostic Criteria for Migraine

ICHD-II Diagnostic Criteria for Tension-type headache (TTH)

ICHD-II Diagnostic Criteria for Cluster Headache

ICHD-II Diagnostic Criteria for Classical Trigeminal Neuralgia

ICHD-II Diagnostic Criteria for Headache Attributed to Non-Vascular Intracranial Disorder

References:

  1. International Headache Society. The International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd Edition. Cephalalgia 2004; 24 (suppl 1): 1-160 (www.i-h-s.org)

This material was taken from the International Classification of Headache Disorders. It is intended for educational purposes only.

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Created: June 13, 2005
Last Modified: 10/23/2010

 
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