Throbbing pain is related to Queckenstedt's test effect in migraine patients

C. H. Chou, J. L. Fuh, H. H. Hu, J. C. Wu, S. J. Wang

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摘要

The Queckenstedt's (Q)-test can aggravate headache intensity during migraine attacks (Q-test effect). The objective of this study was to delineate the Q-test effect in patients experiencing migraine attacks. We performed a 30-s Q- and a sham test on 39 patients with acute migraine attacks in both supine and sitting positions. Headache intensities during and 30 s after the Q- or sham tests were recorded on a 0-10 verbal scale. Brushing allodynia (BA) was recorded after using a gauze-brushing test over the patient's face and forearms. The Q- but not the sham test aggravated headache intensity in both sitting and supine positions. The presence of throbbing pain and higher pain intensities was associated with the Q-test effect in the supine position. However, the presence or absence of BA was not correlated. We concluded that the Q-test effect is likely to be related to peripheral sensitization of the meninges but not central sensitization. The Q-test effect may be used as an objective marker for peripheral sensitization.
原文英語
頁(從 - 到)373-378
頁數6
期刊Cephalalgia
29
發行號3
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 三月 1 2009
對外發佈Yes

指紋

Supine Position
Migraine Disorders
Headache
Hyperalgesia
Posture
Pain
Central Nervous System Sensitization
Meninges
Forearm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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Throbbing pain is related to Queckenstedt's test effect in migraine patients. / Chou, C. H.; Fuh, J. L.; Hu, H. H.; Wu, J. C.; Wang, S. J.

於: Cephalalgia, 卷 29, 編號 3, 01.03.2009, p. 373-378.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

Chou, C. H. ; Fuh, J. L. ; Hu, H. H. ; Wu, J. C. ; Wang, S. J. / Throbbing pain is related to Queckenstedt's test effect in migraine patients. 於: Cephalalgia. 2009 ; 卷 29, 編號 3. 頁 373-378.
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