carotidynia


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carotidynia

 [kah-rot″ĭ-din´e-ah]
tenderness along the course of the carotid artery.

ca·rot·o·dyn·i·a

(kă-rot'ō-din'ē-ă),
Pain caused by pressure on the carotid artery.
Synonym(s): carotidynia
[G. odynē, pain]

carotidynia

/ca·rot·i·dyn·ia/ (kah-rot″ĭ-din´e-ah) episodic, usually unilateral neck pain with tenderness along the course of the common carotid artery.

carotidynia

[kərot′idin′ē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, karos + odyne, pain
a pain along the length of the common carotid artery, caused by pressure.

Sluder syndrome

A type of headache/neuralgia characterised by vague pain of the nose and orbit (supplied by the maxillary division of the 5th cranial nerve), with extension to the rest of face and shoulders and neck. While it was attributed to irritation of the sphenopalatine ganglion, it is not regarded as a disease a sui generis and has been subsumed under cluster headache.

carotidynia

tenderness along the course of the carotid artery.