7.3 Headache attributed to non-infectious inflammatory intracranial disease

Description:

Headache in the presence of a non-infectious inflammatory intracranial disease, usually with lymphocytic pleocytosis in the cerebrospinal fluid. It remits after resolution of the inflammatory disorder.

Diagnostic criteria:
  1. Any headache fulfilling criterion C
  2. A non-infectious inflammatory disease known to be able to cause headache has been diagnosed
  3. Evidence of causation demonstrated by one or more of the following:
    1. headache has developed in temporal relation to the onset of the non-infectious inflammatory disease
    2. headache has significantly worsened in parallel with worsening of the non-infectious inflammatory disease
    3. headache has significantly improved in parallel with improvement of the non-infectious inflammatory disease
  4. Not better accounted for by another ICHD-3 diagnosis.