Hemicrania continua

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Hemicrania continua

A rare trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia characterized by indomethacin-sensitive persistent strictly unilateral headache lasting for more than three months associated with ipsilateral conjunctival injection lacrimation nasal congestion rhinorrhea forehead and facial sweating miosis ptosis eyelid edema and/or restlessness or agitation and not better accounted for by another type of headache. Migrainous symptoms such as photophobia are often observed. The headache may be continuous (unremitting subtype) or interrupted by remission periods of more than 24 hours (remitting subtype).

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version April 2024

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