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Vasogenic Facial Pain
Chronic Paroxysmal Hemicrania (Sjaastad Syndrome)
Episodic paroxysmal hemicrania
Familial cluster ehadaches
Cyclic Cluster Headache
Chronic Cluster Headache
Cluster headaches are a rare form of severe disabling headache. The headaches are deep, non-throbbing, extremely painful ones that tend to recur in the same area of the head or face with each occurrence. They usually come on during sleep and may awaken an affected individual. In some cases, cluster headaches occur during the day as well. Cluster headaches tend to occur on and off daily for several weeks only to disappear for months or, in some cases, years. They typically last somewhere between 30 minutes and two hours. Cluster headaches are often associated with watering of the eyes and nose.
Chronic paroxysmal hemicrania and episodic paroxysmal hemicrania are variants of cluster headaches. Both forms closely resemble cluster headaches except for a few distinctive features, particularly their response to different treatment options.
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JAMA Migraine Information Center Subscriber Services Center American Medical Association P.O. Box 10946 Chicago, IL 60654 Tel: (312) 670-7827 Tel: (800)262-2350 Email: email@example.com Internet: http://www.ama-assn.org/special/migraine/migraine.htm
Organization for Understanding Cluster Headaches (O.U.C.H.) 3225 Winding Way Round Rock, TX 78664 USA Tel: (214)783-1899 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: http://www.clusterheadaches.org
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