stabbing headache


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stabbing headache

A headache of very brief duration, consisting of jabbing or stabbing pain that lasts only a few seconds and then recurs. It often improves when treated with indomethacin.
Synonym: idiopathic stabbing headache; primary stabbing headache
See also: headache
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Idiopathic stabbing headache: clinical characteristics of child and adolescents.
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