carotodynia


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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]
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ca·rot·o·dyn·i·a

(kă-rot'ŏ-din'ē-ă)
Pain caused by pressure on the carotid artery.
[G. odynē, pain]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

carotidynia

, carotodynia (kăr-ŏt″ĭ-dĭn′ē-ă) [″ + odyne, pain]
Pain in the face, neck, or jaw. It may be produced in persons with atypical facial neuralgia by pressure on the common carotid artery. The pain is dull and referred to the same side to which pressure was applied. Treatment is with analgesics.
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