hemicrania

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hemicrania

(ˌhɛmɪˈkreɪnɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol a unilateral headache
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hemicrania

1. Medicine. a pain or aching on one side of the head.
2. migraine.
See also: Pain
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Also, facial pain affected 21 per cent of the 42 people with hemicrania continua -- a rare type of headache with continuous pain that varies in severity.
Overall, facial involvement was reported in 45.0, 21.4, and 20.0 percent, respectively, of patients with paroxysmal hemicrania, hemicrania continua, and short-lasting neuralgiform headache attacks with conjunctival injection and tearing/short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache attacks with cranial autonomic symptoms.
Facial pain also affected 21% of patients with hemicrania continua, a headache with continuous pain that varies in severity; 20% of those with short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform, a headache characterized by frequent attacks on one side of the head; 15% of those with cluster headache; and 2% of migraine sufferers, the investigators found.
Hemicrania continua is a syndrome of continual pain on one side of the head, associated with ipsilateral cranial autonomic symptoms and migrainous features like photophobia or phonophobia.
Similar to the indomethacin response in the diagnosis of paroxysmal hemicrania and hemicrania continua, there are also ideas about the use of IV lidocaine as a diagnostic tool for SUNCT (4).
The two most common disorders in this rubic are chronic tension type headache (CTTH) and transformed migraine other disorders include hemicrania continua new daily persistent headache (NDPH) and various chronic short duration headache such as chronic cluster headache, chronic paroxysmal hemicranias, and hypnic headache.
Sjaastad, "Chronic paroxysmal hemicrania and hemicrania continua. Parenteral indomethacin: the 'Indotest'," Headache, vol.
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.
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).
Chronic paroxysmal hemicrania and hemicrania continua responding to topiramate: two case reports.
Dose, efficacy and tolerability of long-term indomethacin treatment of chronic paroxysmal hemicrania and hemicrania continua. Cephalalgia.
-- The incidence of hemicrania continua might be underestimated because diagnosis of patients with two superimposed unilateral headaches is a clinical challenge, Dr.