3/3/08 #10 - Migrainous syndrome with cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis?

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    I have been diagnosed by Mayo Clinic with a migrainous syndrome with cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis. My migrainous episodes were symptomatic of any underlying inflammatory disorder of the central nervous system. I have been hospitalized three times for this condition since 1989. My question is whether Diamond Headache clinic or anyone is knowledgeable on this new finding for some of us. There is little research on this. Mayo clinic stated keeping my headaches in check were the key to staying healthy. Thank you, Julie.

     

     

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    Dear Julie;

     

    I’m not sure what the Diamond headache clinic does for cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis. I am not aware of any specific treatment for this condition and I’m aware that it can occur spontaneously or after traumatic brain injury. You are right, there’s very little research in this topic and I do not think anyone in the country is an expert on this matter.

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Published On: March 02, 2008