hemicrania


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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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Hemicrania secondary to elongated styloid process the eagle's syndrome.
The patient was evaluated at the service in 2005, when she complained of constantly evolving blazing burning pain in the occipital region that irradiated into the right hemicrania with baseline VAS intensity of 6/10, exacerbations of up to 10/10 under palpation of the occipital region (Arnold's points), and during neck flexion and extension movements.
Treatment of hemicrania continua by occipital nerve stimulation with a bion device.
Linderoth, "Neurosurgical treatment of shortlasting, unilateral, neuralgiform hemicrania with conjunctival injection and tearing," British Journal of Neurosurgery, vol.
By definition, primary headaches are idiopathic and commonly include migraine, tension-type, cluster, and hemicrania continua headache.
The symptoms began in June 2013 with left hemicrania, rhinorrhea, nasal congestion and sero-mucinous secretions which determined the patient to self-administration of analgesics and NSAIDs.
1,2] The word migraine is derived from the term hemicrania, and is defined as a paroxysmal headache, commonly but not invariably unilateral, recurrent at irregular intervals and often associated with visual disturbances and other disorders of cerebral function and vomiting.
As cefaleias incluem a enxaqueca ou migranea com e sem aura, a cefaleia do tipo tensao ou tensional, a cefaleia em salvas, cefaleias trigemino-autonomicas (incluindo as hemicranias paroxisticas) e cefaleias diversas nao associadas a lesao estrutural (cefaleia idiopatica em facadas ou pontadas, cefaleia da tosse, cefaleia do esforco fisico, cefaleia associada a atividade sexual, cefaleia hipnica, cefaleia em trovoada ou "thunderclap headache", hemicrania continua e cefaleia persistente e diaria desde o inicio).
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).
The text and tables that follow focus on the diagnosis and treatment of the 4 primary headache disorders of long duration--chronic migraine (CM), chronic tension-type headache (CTTH), hemicrania continua (HC), and new daily persistent headache (NDPH) (TABLE 1).
Ilene complained that she developed hemicrania migraines, which her physician believed had been caused by trauma during the procedure to remove the suspected pituitary tumor.