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SUNCT headache

SUNCT headache: Introduction

SUNCT headache: A syndrome involving a short-lived pain around one eye or on one side of the head as well as well as fluid being forced into the conjunctiva and mucous membranes of the eyelids. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of SUNCT headache is available below.

Symptoms of SUNCT headache

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with SUNCT headache?

SUNCT headache: Related Patient Stories

SUNCT headache: Deaths

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Causes of SUNCT headache

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Disease Topics Related To SUNCT headache

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SUNCT headache: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and SUNCT headache

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Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis. The condition goes by more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, more »

Pituitary conditions often undiagnosed cause of symptoms: There are a variety of symptoms that can be caused by a pituitary disorder (see symptoms of pituitary disorders) more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of more »

SUNCT headache: Research Doctors & Specialists

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SUNCT headache: Rare Types

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SUNCT headache: Animations

Statistics for SUNCT headache

SUNCT headache: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of SUNCT headache:

SUNCT headache is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that SUNCT headache, or a subtype of SUNCT headache, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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