3.4.1 Hemicrania continua, remitting subtype

Description:

Hemicrania continua characterized by pain that is not continuous but is interrupted by remission periods of at least 24 hours’ duration.

Diagnostic criteria:
  1. Headache fulfilling criteria for 3.4 Hemicrania continua, and criterion B below
  2. Headache is not daily or continuous, but interrupted (without treatment) by remission periods of ≥24 hours.
Comment:

3.4.1 Hemicrania continua, remitting subtype can arise de novo or from 3.4.2 Hemicrania continua, unremitting subtype.