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1

Brain parenchyma involvement

None

2

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Obersteiner-Redlich zone - CNS -> PNS glia

3

Trigeminal Neuralgia Tx

Anti-epileptics

4

Pseudotumor

Make CSF normally, but don't absorb it.
Young overweight women
Papilledema
Normal CT/MRI

5

Stroke/seizure peak

Infants, old people

6

Migraine peak

Teens

7

Migraine

Several hours
unilateral
pulsating
aggravated by routine activity
photo/phonophobia
nausea/vomiting

8

Tension headache

hours to days
bilateral
not aggravated by routine activity

9

Visual auras

Fortification
Scotomas
Metamorphopsia

10

Opthalmoplegic migraine

CN 3,4,6 palsy

11

Basilar migraine

Focal brainstem findings

12

Acute Tx

maximum 2-3 times per week

13

Triptan MOA

5HT 1b & 1d agonists

14

Triptan worry

Do not use in vasculopaths (can cause MI)

15

Tension headache cause

Sleep deprivation & stress

16

Cluster headache cause

Circadian rhythm, altered pineal hormones

17

Cluster headache Tx

O2, intranasal lidocaine

18

Cluster headache prevention

CCB, lithium

19

Chronic headache definition

15 days per month, persisting for several weeks

20

Chronic headache cause

Abortive medication overuse

21

Chronic headache comorbidity

Psychiatric illness

22

Chronic headache Tx

Medication detox, reevaluation