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Postpartum headache: diagnostic considerations
  1. Sue Yin Lim1,
  2. Nikos Evangelou1,
  3. Sibylle Jürgens2
  1. 1Department of Clinical Neurology, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
  2. 2Department of Anaesthesia, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Queen's Medical Centre Campus, Nottingham, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Nikos Evangelou, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Neurology, Queen's Medical Centre, Derby Road, Nottingham, NG7 2UH, UKNikos.Evangelou{at}


Headache is a frequent presentation following childbirth. Headache assessment in postpartum women justifies specific diagnostic considerations, the main points of which are discussed in this review.

  • postpartum
  • Headache
  • pregnancy

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