vacuum headache

vac·uum head·ache

headache due to closure of the frontal sinus.

vac·u·um head·ache

(vakyūm hedāk)
Headache due to frontal sinus closure.
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The condition presents with nasal obstruction, anterior and posterior nasal discharge and vacuum headache in frontal region.
Another kind of sinus headache is the one that occurs in the sinus areas during descent (landing) in an airplane, especially if you have a cold or active allergy (this, is called a vacuum headache).
Infraorbital nerve dehiscence: The anatomic cause of maxillary sinus "vacuum headache"?
(1) In the 1920s, Sluder described sphenopalatine ganglia neuralgia and vacuum headaches as potential triggers of chronic headache symptoms.