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
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symptoms of SUNCT headache
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to SUNCT headache:
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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
Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, SUNCT headache:
SUNCT headache: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and SUNCT headache
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps,
particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes.
However, there are also various other causes.
See causes of...read more »
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...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked....read 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 post-concussion syndrome...read 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, but migraines can also occur in...read 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).
For example, fatigue, headache, weight gain, ...read 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 multiple sclerosis).
See symptoms of Vitamin B12...read more »
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SUNCT headache: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Arthritis & Joint Health Specialists (Rheumatology):
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SUNCT headache: Rare Types
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SUNCT headache: Animations
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SUNCT headache: Broader Related Topics
Types of SUNCT headache
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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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