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1

A primary headache is

migraine, tension type, cluster

2

Secondary Headache are

caused by underlying organic disease

3

What is the preferred imaging to rule out hemorrhage

CT, if appears normal do a lumbar puncture

4

What imaging is for the posterior fossa

MRI

5

Onset of headache after 50 is a

red flag and consider secondary headache causation

6

Meningeal tests are

kernigs, and brudzinski's

7

CN testing esp of

CN 2,3,4,6

8

Migraine pain is normally

unilater

9

tension HA normally

band like, bilateral

10

Cluster HA normally

STICTLY unilateral

11

Temporal arteritis

distrubition of temporal artery

12

Trigeminal neuralgia

distribution of trigeminal nerve

13

acute glaucoma

eye pain

14

Acute recurrent HA assoicated with vomiting, sleepiness, and pain free intervals Most likely

Migraine

15

Chronic progressive HA, with severity and frequency increased over time indicates

Structural disorder of CNS suspected

16

Chronic nonprogressive HA indicates

related to stress

17

vomiting without nausea indicates

increased intrcranial pressure

18

Epidural hematoma involves

arterieal involvement, it is biconvex and

19

epidural hematoma occurs betwen

the skull and dura

20

Subdural hematoma involves

venous, cresecent shaped

21

Subdural occurs between

dura and arachnoid

22

Unilateral throbbing headach preceded by an aura indicates

classic migraine

23

unilateral pain with pulsating quality for 4-72 hrs indicates

migraine

24

what is the MC types of migraine

one without an aura

25

tension type HA normally worse

in afternoon or early evening

26

aspirin and over the counter meds seem to relieve what HA

tension type

27

Tension type has one of two things but NOT both

photophobia or phonophobia

28

Cluster HA are strictly unilateral and

periorbital in 80% pf patients

29

lacrimation associated with a runny nose on the same side of HA indicates

Cluster HA

30

Cluster HA can make patients

pace, bang head against wall, or even attempt suicide