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Flashcards in Headache Deck (19)
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Is the disease by it self, does not have a secondary cause:

Primary Headache

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Is a part of the clinical presentation:

Secondary Headache

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Trigger factors:

Stress, Food, Neck motion and Habit changes

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Trigger factors in women:

Menstruation, Ovulation and Hormonal replacement

5

Classification by the duration:

Sudden, Acute, Subacute and Chronic

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Sudden Headache, suggests:

Intracranial hemorrhage, Hypertensive encephalophaty and Meningitis

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Acute Headache, suggests:

Migraine, Acute Sinusitis and Glaucoma

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Subacute Headache, suggests:

Subdural hematoma, Temporal arteritis, Ophthalmic Herpes zoster, Tumor e Pseudotumor cerebri

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Chronic Headache, suggests:

Primary Headache

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+50years old, First or Worse, Sudden, Change of the pattern of pain, Headache in a patient with Aids; Fever, nausea and vomiting, Neurologic signs, Papiledema; Triggered by exercise or cough, Trauma, neoplasia and Coagulopathy:

Red flags

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pulsatile and disabling headache that lasts about 4-72h, photophobia, phonophobia, nauseas e vomiting that aliviates the pain. Worsened by ativities:

Migraine

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Recurrent headache in age -6 years old:

Cranial MRI

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Most common in middle-aged men and associated with alcohol consumption:

Cluster Headache

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Nightly headache, intense unilateral frontorbitary pain, short duration, associated with nasal congestion, mydriasis, lacrimation and ocular hyperemia:

Cluster Headache

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First choice of abortive therapy for Cluster Headache:

Oxygen therapy ---> Subcutaneous or Intranasal Triptans

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Headache, Papilledema and Morning vomiting:

Intracranial hypertension

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Sudden Headache, Syncope and Neck stiffness:

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

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Gold standard test for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage:

Lumbar Puncture

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Incidence peak of vasospasm after a Subarachnoid Hemorrhage:

3-14d