Cerebrospinal Fluid

Cerebrospinal Fluid Sodium Concentration May Be Elevated in Patients With Migraine

Cerebrospinal Fluid Sodium Concentration May Be Elevated in Patients With Migraine

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Patients who experience migraines may have higher cerebral sodium concentrations than nonmigraineurs.

Neuroinflammation in Neuropathic Pain Indicated by Elevated Levels of Proinflammatory Chemokines in CSF

Neuroinflammation in Neuropathic Pain Indicated by Elevated Levels of Proinflammatory Chemokines in CSF

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Patients with neuropathic pain have elevated levels of a set of pro-inflammatory chemokines compared with healthy individuals, suggesting ongoing neuroinflammation.

Chronic Daily Headache: New Subtype Identified in Case Series

Chronic Daily Headache: New Subtype Identified in Case Series

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A recently published case series describes a new subtype of chronic daily headache that appears to be associated with elevated cerebrospinal fluid pressure.

Correlation Between Headache and CSF in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Correlation Between Headache and CSF in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

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Findings from a recent study were unable to show a cause and effect relationship between headache and cerebrospinal fluid pressure in idiopathic intracranial hypertension, despite that headache is typically the first symptom.

Nerve Injury CSF Biomarker for Degenerative Disc Disease-Related Low Back Pain

Nerve Injury CSF Biomarker for Degenerative Disc Disease-Related Low Back Pain

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The cerebrospinal fluid of patients with vs without intervertebral disc degeneration with and without low back pain was shown to differentially express proteins involved in inflammation and nerve injury.

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