Flashcards in Headaches & Stroke - Clark Deck (14):
Unilateral, throbbing, photophobia, phonobia, nausea
Mild-moderate, bilateral, no photophobia
Unilateral, red eye, tearing, swelling, restlessness
Meds used 2-3 days/week for >3 months
Medication overuse headache
Young healthy pt comes in w/HA after day at Six Flags
Cervical artery dissection
65 yo female comes in w/new HA that is B/L and achy. Also has night sweats, weight loss and jaw pain.
Temporal (giant cell) arteritis
Obese 35 yo female presents w/dull HA that is worse when she lays down and states that she can hear her heartbeat in her ear.
Pt presents to ER w/HA that began 1 hour ago and states that it is "the worst headache of my life."
Pt presents w/aphasia, right sided weakness, right sided sensory loss, visual gaze defect and gaze preference.
Left MCA ischemic stroke
Pt presents w/left hemifield spatial neglect, left sided weakness, left sided sensory loss, visual gaze defect and gaze preference.
Right MCA ischemic stroke
Pt presents w/contralateral leg weak & numbness.
Anterior cerebral artery infarct
Pt presents w/left superior quadrant of vision lost and alexia w/o agraphia.
Posterior cerebral artery infarct
Pt presents with left sided numbness & right sided clumsiness.
Posterior circulation infarct