Unknown or mixed classification pediatric headaches can have more than one cause, both known and unknown.
Headaches occur for a number of reasons and are fairly common with children of all ages. If a child experiences multiple types of headaches, including tension headaches (caused by muscle tension), migraines, cluster headaches or headaches for an unknown reason, this is known as headaches with unknown or mixed classification.
Causes of a headache will vary with age and type. Common headache triggers include: