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136 Possible Causes for Thunderclap Headache

  • Thunderclap Headache

    To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our cookies policy Close Intended for healthcare professionals Education Thunderclap headache Thunderclap headache Clinical[] In 2–10% of cases, the headache is of thunderclap character.[] headache is a severe headache that peaks within 60 seconds of onset Neurovascular disorders often present with thunderclap headache Infectious disorders, intracranial hypertension[]

  • Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome

    We describe a case of rCVS in a 39-year-old male presenting with post-coital thunderclap headaches following a whiplash-type injury.[] Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome is a rare clinical syndrome characterized by sudden thunderclap headache often an under diagnosed neurological emergency.[] Thunderclap headache is a common emergency department presentation.[]

  • Exertional Headache

    Cardiac cephalalgia should be considered one of the differential diagnoses of exertional headache and thunderclap headache when the patient is older or has cardiovascular[] PEH shares a number of features with other headache disorders, including thunderclap headache, primary cough headache, and headache associated with sexual activity.[] The first patient presented with a thunderclap headache probably secondary to a myocardial ischemia and the second patient presented with isolated headaches secondary to angina[]

  • Post-Coital Headache

    […] intensity can be referred to as a thunderclap headache.[] headache could be classified within the group of thunderclap headache (TCH) The first time a patient experiences post-coital cephalgia the differential diagnosis includes[] thunderclap headache G44.59 Other complicated headache syndrome G44.8 Other specified headache syndromes G44.82 Headache associated with sexual activity G44.83 Primary cough[]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    Although the presentation of a thunderclap headache or the worst headache of a patient's life easily triggers the evaluation for SAH, subtle presentations are still missed[] Key Words: subarachnoid hemorrhage, aneurysm, thunderclap headache, sentinel headache, lumbar puncture, xanthochromia, emergency department, head CT, CTA, angiography, MRI[] In patients presenting with thunderclap headache and normal neurological examination, normal brain CT within 6 hours of headache is extremely sensitive in ruling out aneurysmal[]

  • Cough Headache

    Therefore, cough headache should be recognized as a possible presentation of RCVS, even without thunderclap headache or neurological deficits.[] Thunderclap headache Other names Lone acute severe headache Specialty [Neurology ] A thunderclap headache is a headache that is severe and sudden-onset.[] […] syndromes G44.51 Hemicrania continua G44.52 New daily persistent headache (NDPH) G44.53 Primary thunderclap headache G44.59 Other complicated headache syndrome G44.8 Other[]

  • Intracranial Sinus Thrombosis

    Onset of headache was progressive in 11, acute in 3, and thunderclap in 3 patients.[] Once established, the headache was continuous in 88% (n   15); two of these had superimposed attacks of thunderclap headache.[] One of the longest delays occurred in a patient with several episodes of thunderclap headache.[]

  • Puerperium

    RESULTS: Thunderclap headache was recorded in 8 subjects (0.9%) on the first visit.[] One patient presented to the Emergency ward with throbbing thunderclap headache three weeks after delivery.[] At the one month follow-up interview 27 more patients reported having had at least one episode of thunderclap headache.[]

  • Cerebral Vein Thrombosis

    In Part 2 of this episode on Thunderclap Headache – Cerebral Venous Thrombosis & Cervical Artery Dissction, Dr. Stella Yiu and Dr.[] A small percentage of these patients will present with thunderclap headache.[] The presentation of headache could mimic thunderclap headache [ 5 ], migraine [ 6 ], orthostatic headache [ 7 ], cluster headache [ 8 ], headache related to increased intracranial[]

  • Vertebral Artery Dissection

    A 44-year-old female presented with severe right posterior neck pain and vertigo followed closely by thunderclap headache that was confirmed as right VAD (V4 segment) with[] Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome (RCVS) is characterized by sudden-onset thunderclap headache and focal neurologic deficits.[]

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