hemicrania


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Related to hemicrania: Paroxysmal hemicrania, Hemicrania continua

hemicrania

(ˌhɛmɪˈkreɪnɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol a unilateral headache

hemicrania

1. Medicine. a pain or aching on one side of the head.
2. migraine.
See also: Pain
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hemicrania - a severe recurring vascular headachehemicrania - a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men
cephalalgia, head ache, headache - pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs
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They describe a syndrome that includes other primary and secondary headaches such as chronic tension type headaches, chronic migraine headaches, hemicrania continua and chronic cluster headaches.
In the literature, a few case reports exist regarding topiramate use in the treatment of headache syndromes such as exploding head syndrome and chronic paroxysmal hemicrania instead of epileptic disorders (7,8).
GammaCore's non-invasive, non-pharmaceutical, neuromodulation therapy is indicated for the acute and/or prophylactic treatment of primary headache (migraine, cluster headache and Hemicrania Continua) and medication overuse headache in adults.
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From hemicrania lunaris to hemicrania continua: An overview of the revised International Classification of Headache Disorders.
The incidence of hemicrania continua might be underestimated because diagnosis of patients with two superimposed unilateral headaches is a clinical challenge, Dr.
Keynote speaker, Dr Ottar Sjaastad, Professor of Neurology at the University of Trondheim, Norway, spoke about his discovery of two types of headache; Chronic Paroxysmal Hemicrania (CPH) and SUNCT (Short-lasting, Unilateral Neuralgiform headache attacks with Conjunctival injection and Tearing).
A variety of headache disorders result in nocturnal headache: migraine, cluster headache, chronic paroxysmal hemicrania, and hypnic headache.