Flashcards in Headache Disorders Deck (15):
Which Headache happens mostly to males?
If it involves the eyes what headache is it?
15 min to 3 hr headache that is repetitive?
Dull tight constant/steady for over 30 minutes?
Having a band like pattern around the head?
Can induce Horner Syndrome?
Migraines have POUNDs, what does that mean?
Pulsatile and Photophobia
Headache for 4-72 hrs?
Better in an area of darkness?
What are migraines due to?
Irritation of CN V, meninges, or blood vessels
(release of substance P, calcitonin gene–related peptide, vasoactive peptides)
Tx for Cluster Headache?
100% O2 and Sumatriptan
Electric sensation around the mandibular and maxillary area?
Tx for Trigeminal Neuralgia