Sanjay Prakash


Country: India


  1. Prakash S, Shah N. Post-infectious new daily persistent headache may respond to intravenous methylprednisolone. J Headache Pain. 2010;11:59-66 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that NDPH-like headache may occur as a post infectious process following a recent infection. We also speculate on the possible mechanisms of headache in our patients. ..
  2. Prakash S, Shah N, Chavda B. Cluster headache responsive to indomethacin: Case reports and a critical review of the literature. Cephalalgia. 2010;30:975-82 pubmed publisher
    ..The response to indomethacin in patients with CH may not be as immediate as in other indomethacin-responsive headaches, and many patients may need larger doses. ..
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    Prakash S, Shah N, Chavda B. Unnecessary extractions in patients with hemicrania continua: case reports and implication for dentistry. J Orofac Pain. 2010;24:408-11 pubmed
    ..The findings suggest that initial treatment with drugs specific for primary headache disorders should be instituted before subjecting patients to invasive procedures...
  4. Prakash S, Mehta N, Dabhi A, Lakhani O, Khilari M, Shah N. The prevalence of headache may be related with the latitude: a possible role of Vitamin D insufficiency?. J Headache Pain. 2010;11:301-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The presence of vitamin D receptor, 1alpha-hydroxylase and vitamin D-binding protein in the hypothalamus further suggest a role of vitamin D deficiency in the generation of head pain. ..
  5. Prakash S, Shah N, Soni R. Secondary hemicrania continua: Case reports and a literature review. J Neurol Sci. 2009;280:29-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Angiography and CT chest are two other investigations that may be supplemented in patients with high risk for head/neck vessel pathology and carcinoma lung. ..
  6. Prakash S, Patel N, Golwala P, Patell R. Post-infectious headache: a reactive headache?. J Headache Pain. 2011;12:467-73 pubmed publisher
    ..Large prospective studies are required to confirm these observations. ..
  7. Prakash S, Shah N, Bhanvadia R. Hemicrania continua unresponsive or partially responsive to indomethacin: does it exist? A diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma. J Headache Pain. 2009;10:59-63 pubmed publisher
    ..We also review the literature especially for the presence of indomethacin response and ipsilateral cranial autonomic features. ..
  8. Prakash S, Saini S, Rana K, Mahato P. Refining clinical features and therapeutic options of new daily persistent headache: a retrospective study of 63 patients in India. J Headache Pain. 2012;13:477-85 pubmed publisher
    ..Response was better in patients who received intravenous therapy of methyl prednisolone and sodium valproate. We suggest prospective and controlled studies to confirm our observations. ..
  9. Prakash S, Chavda B, Mandalia H, Dhawan R, Padmanabhan D. Headaches related to triptans therapy in patients of migrainous vertigo. J Headache Pain. 2008;9:185-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We suggest that headache and vertigo of migraine may be inversely related to each other and suppression of one may induce or aggravate the other. ..

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  1. Prakash S, Golwala P. Phantom headache: pain-memory-emotion hypothesis for chronic daily headache?. J Headache Pain. 2011;12:281-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Interrelation of headache to emotional symptoms should also be explored. ..
  2. Prakash S, Husain M, Sureka D, Shah N, Shah N. Is there need to search for alternatives to indomethacin for hemicrania continua? Case reports and a review. J Neurol Sci. 2009;277:187-90 pubmed publisher
    ..We also discuss the side effects of indomethacin in the various headache disorders and other painful conditions, and suggest the need for trial of other drugs for the patients of HC. ..
  3. Prakash S, Rathore C, Makwana P. Hemicrania continua with contralateral cranial autonomic features: a case report. J Headache Pain. 2015;16:21 pubmed publisher
    ..The dichotomy of pain and autonomic features is in accordance with the concept about the possibility of two separate pathways for pain and autonomic features in trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias. ..
  4. Prakash S, Makwana P, Rathore C, Dave A. Serotonin syndrome presenting as febrile encephalopathy with CSF pleocytosis: a report of three cases. Neurol Sci. 2016;37:1561-4 pubmed publisher
    ..In parallel, the patients should be investigated for other causes of febrile encephalopathy and CSF pleocytosis. ..
  5. Prakash S. Hyper insulinemia in an hemicrania continua patient with sexual headache: Hypothesizing the basis for this unusual association. Neurol India. 2010;58:642-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Both headache disorders responded to indomethacin. The patient had also in addition persistent elevation of fasting serum insulin. ..
  6. Prakash S, Rathore C. Side-locked headaches: an algorithm-based approach. J Headache Pain. 2016;17:95 pubmed
    ..The diagnostic approach of primary side-locked headache starts once one rule out all the possible secondary headaches. We have discussed an algorithmic approach for both secondary and primary side-locked headaches. ..
  7. Prakash S, Dholakia S, Shah K. A patient with chronic cluster headache responsive to high-dose indomethacin: is there an overlap with chronic paroxysmal hemicrania?. Cephalalgia. 2008;28:778-81 pubmed publisher
  8. Prakash S, Belani P, Susvirkar A, Trivedi A, Ahuja S, Patel A. Paroxysmal hemicrania: a retrospective study of a consecutive series of 22 patients and a critical analysis of the diagnostic criteria. J Headache Pain. 2013;14:26 pubmed publisher
    ..One patient had an incomplete response to indomethacin. A subset of patients may not have all the defined features of PH and there is a need for refinement of the existing diagnostic criteria. ..