Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias

  • Cluster Headache
    Cluster Headache is characterized by severe "stabbing" or "burning" pain located in or around one eye. The pain may spread across the temple and over the ear. It lasts 15 minutes to 3 hours and can recur many times per day for months or years. Patients are restless and agitated. They pace and rock about, moaning, screaming, and even cursing uncontrollably.
  • Hemicrania Continua
    Persistent, strictly unilateral headache, associated with ipsilateral conjunctival injection, lacrimation, nasal congestion, rhinorrhoea, forehead and facial sweating, miosis, ptosis and/or eyelid oedema, and/or with restlessness or agitation. The headache is absolutely sensitive to indomethacin.
  • Paroxysmal Hemicrania
    Attacks of severe, strictly unilateral pain which is orbital, supraorbital, temporal or in any combination of these sites, lasting 2-30 minutes and occurring several or many times a day. The attacks are associated with ipsilateral conjunctival injection, lacrimation, nasal congestion, rhinorrhoea, forehead and facial sweating, miosis, ptosis and/or eyelid oedema. They respond absolutely to indomethacin.
  • SUNCT & SUNA
    Attacks of moderate or severe, strictly unilateral head pain lasting seconds to minutes, occurring at least once a day and usually associated with prominent lacrimation and redness of the ipsilateral eye.
  • SUNCT & SUNA
    Attacks of moderate or severe, strictly unilateral head pain lasting seconds to minutes, occurring at least once a day and usually associated with prominent lacrimation and redness of the ipsilateral eye.