For six years, Lee J. Nelson searched in vain for the cause of the unrelenting headache centered like a bull's-eye above the bridge of his nose. Surgeon Sonya Malekzadeh, left, helped rid Nelson of the pain. (Washington Post photo by Andrea Bruce)
For six years, Lee J. Nelson searched in vain for the cause of the unrelenting headache centered like a bull's-eye above the bridge of his nose. Surgeon Sonya Malekzadeh, left, helped rid Nelson of the pain. (Washington Post photo by Andrea Bruce)
For six years, Lee J. Nelson searched in vain for the cause of the unrelenting headache centered like a bull's-eye above the bridge of his nose. Surgeon Sonya Malekzadeh, left, helped rid Nelson of the pain. (Washington Post photo by Andrea Bruce)

Persistent patient solves own mystery

November 19, 2007 12:00 AM

UPDATED November 19, 2007 02:48 AM

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