Neuropeptides, neuropeptide receptors and prostaglandin E2 in meningiomas – possible association with headaches

Franziska Günther, Ferdinand Swozil, Birgit Vogler, Mirjam Eberhardt, Michael Buchfelder & Karl Meßlinger
Objective: Meningiomas, mostly benign tumors that arise from the meninges, can be associated with headaches. The origin of these secondary headaches is unknown; the size of the tumor is not a crucial factor for the occurrence of headaches. We asked whether neuropeptides like substance P (SP) or calcitonin[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]