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 represents to me what I call the ogre phenomenon," Dr.
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.
Dose, efficacy and tolerability of longterm indomethacin treatment of chronic paroxysmal hemicrania and hemicrania continua. Cephalalgia 2001; 21:906-10.
Focus on therapy: hemicrania continua and new daily persistent headache.
Hemicrania continua. Olesen J, Goadsby PJ, Ramadan NM, Tfelt-Hansen P, Welch KMA, editorler.
Hemicrania continua: ten new cases and a review of the literature.
A piroxicam derivative partly effective in chronic paroxysmal hemicrania and hemicrania continua. Headache 1995; 35:549-50.
Hemicrania continua: a case responsive to piroxicam-beta-cyclodextrin.
Chronic paroxysmalhemicrania and hemicrania continua responding to topiramate: two case reports.
Is gabapentin an effective treatment choice for hemicrania continua? J Headache Pain 2009; 10:271-5.