hemicranial headache

hemicranial headache

Pain in one half of the head, a characteristic of classical MIGRAINE, hence the name.
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Most described it as a hemicranial headache (48/78).
A 34-year-old female with a history of recurrent occipital seizures presented with a four-hour history of right visual field changes associated with left hemicranial headache. She described seeing a bright spinning beach ball in her right visual field intermittently, and physical exam showed constant right homonymous hemianopia.
In group I, 16 (67%) patients had severe persistent headache, 5 (21%) had chronic headache and 3 (12%) suffered from hemicranial headache, of varying durations.
A 64-year-old-woman developed left hemicranial headache, left facial droopiness, and left-sided decreased hearing of 1 day's duration.