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SUNCT syndrome

Introduction: SUNCT syndrome

Description of SUNCT syndrome

SUNCT syndrome (medical condition): A syndrome involving a short-lived pain around one eye or on one...more »

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SUNCT headache:
  »Introduction: SUNCT headache
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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: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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 as a Disease

SUNCT syndrome: Another name for SUNCT headache (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: SUNCT headache
  »Symptoms of SUNCT headache

SUNCT syndrome: Related Diseases

SUNCT syndrome: SUNCT syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of SUNCT syndrome (SUNCT headache)

Some of the symptoms of SUNCT syndrome incude:

SUNCT syndrome: Related Disease Topics

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Source - NIH

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