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Flashcards in Headache Disorders Deck (15):
1

Which Headache happens mostly to males?

Cluster

2

If it involves the eyes what headache is it?

Cluster

3

15 min to 3 hr headache that is repetitive?

Cluster

4

Dull tight constant/steady for over 30 minutes?

Tension

5

Having a band like pattern around the head?

Tension

6

Can induce Horner Syndrome?

Cluster

7

Migraines have POUNDs, what does that mean?

Pulsatile and Photophobia
One-day duration,
Unilateral,
Nausea,
Disabling

8

Has aura?

Migraines

9

Headache for 4-72 hrs?

Migraines

10

Better in an area of darkness?

Migraines

11

What are migraines due to?

Irritation of CN V, meninges, or blood vessels
(release of substance P, calcitonin gene–related peptide, vasoactive peptides)

12

Tx for Cluster Headache?

100% O2 and Sumatriptan

13

Electric sensation around the mandibular and maxillary area?

Trigeminal Neuralgia

14

Tx for Trigeminal Neuralgia

Carbamazepine

15

Carbamazepine MOA and 1st line?

MOA: increases Na+ channel inactivation
1st line for trigeminal neuralgia