lower half headache

lower half headache (of Sluder)

A type of headache described by G Sluder in 1908 characterised by pain around the eyes and upper jaw, which Sluder attributed to hyperplastic or suppurative sphenoiditis, and which might translate in the current medical parlance as atypical facial neuralgia or carotidynia.
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