hemicrania continua


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Related to hemicrania continua: Paroxysmal hemicrania

hemicrania continua

A long-lasting, one-sided headache of moderate to severe intensity. It responds to treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as indomethacin.
See also: hemicrania
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Hemicrania continua is a daily and continuous headache of moderate intensity with exacerbations of severe pain, according to the International Classification of Headache Disorders, second edition criteria (Cephalgia 2004;24[suppl.
The pain associated with hemicrania continua will completely resolve with therapeutic doses of indomethacin, he said.
The patient had an "absolute response" to 150 mg/day of indomethacin, and was diagnosed with hemicrania continua.
A piroxicam derivative partly effective in chronic paroxysmal hemicrania and hemicrania continua.
Chronic paroxysmalhemicrania and hemicrania continua responding to topiramate: two case reports.
Treatment of hemicrania continua by occipital nerve stimulation with a bion device: long-term follow-up of a crossover study.