Cefaléia na infância: diagnóstico e terapêutica. estudo prospectivo de 77 casos

Headache in childhood: diagnosis and treatment. a prospective study of 77 cases

Resumos

Foram analisados 77 casos de cefaléia na infância. A faixa etária situou-se em 9 anos ± 2 sem diferença entre os sexos. A localização frontal foi encontrada em aproximadamente 49% dos casos com relato de hemicrania em apenas 9%. Os fatores associados mais freqüentes foram náuseas, vômitos e tontura, sendo o fator desencadeante mais comum o stress emocional. Antecedente familiar de cefaléia ocorreu em 76,5%. Dos 36 pacientes considerados como tendo enxaqueca, 31 foram submetidos a tratamento profilático com pizotifeno ou propranolol. Houve resposta clínica satisfatória em aproximadamente 90% dos casos.


Seventy seven cases of migraine in children were studied. Age average was 9 years ± 2; there were any sex differences. The frontal localization was found in roughly 49% of cases, whereas hemicrania was just found in 9% of cases. The most frequent factors associated were nausea, vomiting and dizziness. The most common triggering factor was the stress. Family history of migraine occurred in 76.5%. Out of 36 patients suffering migraine, 31 underwent a prophylactic treatment with pizotifen or propranolol. There was satisfactory clinical responses in roughly 90% of cases.


Mauro Muszkat; M. Isabel C. Vergani; Dilene M. Torres

Neuropediatra - Serviço de Neurologia Infantil do Hospital Municipal Infantil Menino Jesus (HMIMJ), São Paulo

RESUMO

Foram analisados 77 casos de cefaléia na infância. A faixa etária situou-se em 9 anos ± 2 sem diferença entre os sexos. A localização frontal foi encontrada em aproximadamente 49% dos casos com relato de hemicrania em apenas 9%. Os fatores associados mais freqüentes foram náuseas, vômitos e tontura, sendo o fator desencadeante mais comum o stress emocional. Antecedente familiar de cefaléia ocorreu em 76,5%. Dos 36 pacientes considerados como tendo enxaqueca, 31 foram submetidos a tratamento profilático com pizotifeno ou propranolol. Houve resposta clínica satisfatória em aproximadamente 90% dos casos.

SUMMARY

Seventy seven cases of migraine in children were studied. Age average was 9 years ± 2; there were any sex differences. The frontal localization was found in roughly 49% of cases, whereas hemicrania was just found in 9% of cases. The most frequent factors associated were nausea, vomiting and dizziness. The most common triggering factor was the stress. Family history of migraine occurred in 76.5%. Out of 36 patients suffering migraine, 31 underwent a prophylactic treatment with pizotifen or propranolol. There was satisfactory clinical responses in roughly 90% of cases.

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  • Cefaléia na infância: diagnóstico e terapêutica. estudo prospectivo de 77 casos
    Headache in childhood: diagnosis and treatment. a prospective study of 77 cases

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