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Clinical utility of triptans in the management of headache attributed to dural arteriovenous fistula involving the cavernous sinus

Published:January 14, 2015DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2015.01.011

      Highlights

      • Triptans may be effective in alleviating headache attributable to dural arteriovenous fistula involving the cavernous sinus.
      • Pregabalin may represent a good therapeutic choice for pain due to paradoxical worsening after embolization for cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula.
      • The diagnosis of dural arteriovenous fistula involving the cavernous sinus should be considered in the face of facial pain intractable to conventional medical therapy.

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