It is a symptom of pain occurs in the head or neck region. It may be in the forms of migraines, tension-type headaches, and cluster headaches.
Prolonged severe headache may lead to an increased risk of depression. In general the symptoms and diagnosis process to headache in children is almost similar to that of adults.
Approximately 1% children who visits emergency department are for headache. Only 4-7% of kids with a headache have serious effect. The most common type of headaches seen in children is post-traumatic headache, headaches caused by cold, brain abscesses, brain bleeds, meningitis and ventriculoperitoneal shunt malfunction.
- Track 1-1. Pediatrics Health Care
- Track 1-2. Pediatrics Critical Care and Emergency Medicine
- Track 1-3. Pediatric Pain Medicine
- Track 1-4. Ultrasound Guided Anesthesia for Pediatrics
- Track 1-5. Pediatric BurnTrauma
- Track 1-6. Behavioral interventions