hindbrain hernia headache

hindbrain hernia headache

One of the rarer forms of headache. In this condition part of the CEREBELLUM passes into the large opening for the spinal cord at the base of the skull (the foramen magnum). This may occur during straining, coughing, sneezing or laughing. It can be relieved by enlarging the foramen magnum.
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Therapeutic effectiveness of acetazolamide in hindbrain hernia headache.