cluster headache

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cluster headache

A recurring headache similar to migraine and characterized by severe pain in the eye or temple on one side of the head, watering of the eye, and a runny nose.

clus′ter head`ache

a type of recurrent headache characterized by sudden attacks of intense pain on one side of the head.
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Noun1.cluster headache - a painful recurring headache associated with the release of histamine from cells
cephalalgia, head ache, headache - pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs

clus·ter head·ache

, Horton syndrome
n. cefalalgia de Horton, dolor de cabeza producido por histaminas.
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