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Idiopathic hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis: a rare but treatable cause of headache and facial pain

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  • Disclosure MK has received research support from the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) (J2992-B09). FF serves on the scientific advisory boards for Bayer Schering, Biogen Idec, Merck Serono, Novartis and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries/Sanofi-Aventis; serves on the editorial boards of Cerebrovascular Diseases, Multiple Sclerosis, the Polish Journal of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Stroke, and the Swiss Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry; and has received speaker honoraria from Biogen Idec, Bayer Schering, Merck Serono, Novartis and Sanofi-Aventis. CE has received speaker honoraria from Biogen Idec, Bayer Schering, Merck Serono and Sanofi-Aventis and has obtained unrestricted research grants from Merck Serono and Biogen-Idec.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval All data for this report were obtained during routine diagnostic procedures. The MRI images presented are anonymised, and this report does not contain any information that may identify the patient.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.