Gerta Repeckaite1, Agne Smigelskyte1, Rymante Gleizniene2
1Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Academy of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
2Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Academy of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Clinic of Radiology, Kaunas, Lithuania
Secondary headaches comprise approximately 10% of all headache cases. They often have a serious underlying condition that needs prompt and thorough examination, which almost always includes neuroimaging. Each imaging modality serves a different purpose, and various diagnostic methods can be utilized in the diagnostics of headaches attributed to cranial and cerebral vascular disorders which vary in both etiology and manifestation. This literature review aims to summarise and present the role of neuroimaging in the evaluation of patients with the conditions above.
Keywords: neuroimaging; headache disorders, secondary; radiology