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Pediatric headache is a common issue

 

Last updated 9/1/2022 at 4:20pm

Victoria Karian, CPNP-PC, a 42-year veteran of pediatric medicine, has 12 years of experience focusing on inpatient pediatric pain and outpatient headache management. Village News/Courtesy photo

Shelby Ramsey

Special to the Village News

Parents typically strive to keep their children as healthy as possible, but even the most proactive find various situations can necessitate a visit to the doctor's office. Painful headaches are one of those.

"Headache and migraine are in the top 5 diagnoses presenting in the pediatric primary care office," said Victoria Karian, CPNP-PC, a 42-year veteran of pediatric medicine. "Incidence of migraine in children is reported at 9 to 10%."

Karian has worked at Boston Children's Hospital for 25 years, with 12 years focusing on inpatient pediatric...



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