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Unilateral, throbbing, photophobia, phonobia, nausea

Migraine

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Mild-moderate, bilateral, no photophobia

Tension

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Unilateral, red eye, tearing, swelling, restlessness

Cluster

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Meds used 2-3 days/week for >3 months

Medication overuse headache

5

Young healthy pt comes in w/HA after day at Six Flags

Cervical artery dissection

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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

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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.

Pseudotumor cerebri

8

Pt presents to ER w/HA that began 1 hour ago and states that it is "the worst headache of my life."

Subarachnoid hemorrhage

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Pt presents w/aphasia, right sided weakness, right sided sensory loss, visual gaze defect and gaze preference.

Left MCA ischemic stroke

10

Pt presents w/left hemifield spatial neglect, left sided weakness, left sided sensory loss, visual gaze defect and gaze preference.

Right MCA ischemic stroke

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Pt presents w/contralateral leg weak & numbness.

Anterior cerebral artery infarct

12

Pt presents w/left superior quadrant of vision lost and alexia w/o agraphia.

Posterior cerebral artery infarct

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Pt presents with left sided numbness & right sided clumsiness.

Posterior circulation infarct

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Infarct in deep gray nuclei, pons or cerebellum.

Hypertensive hemorrhage