Table 4.

Comparison of headache profiles between patients with and without cerebral venous thrombosis

Patient dataCVT, n = 11Normal MRV, n = 103
* p = 0.001.
CVT = cerebral venous thrombosis; MRV = MR venography; HA = headache.
Age, y, mean ± SD40.7 ± 12.538.9 ± 9.6
Female sex, n (%)10 (91)93 (90)
Body mass index, kg/m2, mean ± SD31.4 ± 6.1*25.6 ± 5.1
Moderate HA, n (%)6 (54)70 (68)
Severe HA, n (%)5 (45)33 (32)
Unilateral HA, n (%)3 (27)25 (24)
Head pain aggravated by postural changes or physical activity, n (%)7 (64)55 (53)
Aura, n (%)1 (9)12 (12)
Chronic daily HA, n (%)
Transformed migraine6 (55)72 (70)
Chronic tension-type HA5 (45)31 (30)
Analgesic overuse, n (%)7 (64)46 (45)