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SUNCT syndrome (medical condition): A syndrome involving a short-lived pain around one eye or on one side of the...more »
SUNCT syndrome: A primary headache disorder that is characterized by frequent short-lasting, unilateral, neuralgiform pain attacks in the ocular area, with CONJUNCTIVA fluid-filling and tearing. SUNCT syndrome is usually resistant to treatment.
Source: MeSH 2007
SUNCT syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that SUNCT syndrome, or a subtype of SUNCT syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list SUNCT syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
SUNCT syndrome: SUNCT syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:
Some of the symptoms of SUNCT syndrome incude:
These medical disease topics may be related to SUNCT syndrome:
Source - NIH
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