Cluster Headache

Cluster headaches cause excruciating unilateral periorbital or temporal pain with ipsilateral autonomic symptoms (ptosis, lacrimation, rhinorrhea, nasal congestion). The diagnosis is made clinically. Acute treatment with parenteral triptans, dihydroergotamine or oxygen. Preventive verapamil, lithium, topiramate, divalproex, or a combination thereof is used. Cluster headaches cause excruciating unilateral periorbital or temporal pain with ipsilateral autonomic symptoms (ptosis, lacrimation, rhinorrhea, nasal congestion). The diagnosis is made clinically. Acute treatment with parenteral triptans,…

September 3, 2018
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