hemicrania

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Related to Hemicrania continua: Paroxysmal hemicrania

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
References in periodicals archive ?
Chronic paroxysmal hemicrania and hemicrania continua responding to topiramate: two case reports.
The incidence of hemicrania continua might be underestimated because diagnosis of patients with two superimposed unilateral headaches is a clinical challenge, Dr.
The exams suggested that 63 patients had migraine with or without aura, 23 had probable migraine (formerly called migrainous headache), 3 had headache secondary to sinus infection, I had cluster headache, and I had hemicrania continua.
Kume basagrisi, paroksismal hemicrania (PH) ve SUNCT (short-lasting unilateral headache attacks with conjunctival injection and tearing) ataklar ile seyrederken; hemicrania continua (HC) kesintisiz kronik bir basagrisi zemininde ortaya cikan siddetli ataklar ile karakterizedir.