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Contributors from departments of neurology, chemistry, pharmacology, medicine, and psychiatry present seven loosely knit sections describing aspects of head pain, causes, treatment, and some of the side effects of controlling durgs such as methysergide. There is no unifying editorial preface that might have served as a synthesis of the multiple themes covered here. Three satisfactory chapters are the first, second, and seventh. The lead article, by Heyck of Berlin (well-translated from the original German) advances the ingenious hypothesis that transiently opened arteriovenous shunts may explain the various vascular changes observed during an attack of migraine as well as does Wolff's
Research and Clinical Studies in Headache.. Ann Intern Med. ;72:300–301. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-72-2-300_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;72(2):300-301.
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