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The Italian Journal of Neurological Sciences

, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp 319–321 | Cite as

Cluster headache: Remission following ascending aorta/innominate artery bypass surgery. Case report

  • Moretti G. 
  • Manzoni G. C. 
  • Banchini E. 
  • Villani L. G. 
  • Cusmano F. 
Original Articles

Abstract

A 51-year-old man with cluster headache has been free from cluster attacks for over two years following ascending aorta/innominate artery bypass surgery for correction of an atherosclerotic narrowing at the origin of the innominate artery. Surgery may have been a causal factor in the remission of these attacks.

Key-words

Cluster headache bypass surgery 

Sommario

A distanza di oltre due anni da un intervento di bypass tra aorta ascendente ed arteria anonima un uomo di 51 anni con cefalea a grappolo non ha più riferito ulteriori episodi algici. Viene avanzata l'ipotesi che l'intervento abbia svolto un ruolo causale nella remissione di tali episodi.

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© Masson Italia Periodici S.r.l. 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Moretti G. 
    • 1
  • Manzoni G. C. 
    • 1
  • Banchini E. 
    • 2
  • Villani L. G. 
    • 2
  • Cusmano F. 
    • 3
  1. 1.Clinica NeurologicaUniversità di ParmaItalia
  2. 2.I∘ Cattedra di Patologia Speciale ChirurgicaUniversità di Parma — sede di ColornoItalia
  3. 3.Cattedra di NeuroradiologiaUniversità di ParmaItalia

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