A 34-Year-Old Man With a Severe Headache: USMLE Question A 34-Year-Old Man With a Severe Headache: USMLE Question

A 34-year-old man presents because of profuse sweating, a severe headache, and a"racing heart." He has had several episodes like this one. What's the diagnosis?Osmosis
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Authors: Faedda N, Natalucci G, Baglioni V, Giannotti F, Cerutti R, Guidetti V Abstract Introduction: A wide proportion of children and adolescents with headache tends not to respond to various pharmacological treatments in use. The failure to respond to symptomatic treatment and prophylaxis is often due to the presence of a comorbid psychopathology undiagnosed or not properly treated. For these reasons and for the negative impact of headache on the quality of life of the patients and on the costs for the public health system, the adoption of an integrated multi-disciplinary perspective in the diagnosis and treatment ...
Source: Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics - Category: Neurology Tags: Expert Rev Neurother Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 August 2019Source: Anaesthesia &Intensive Care MedicineAuthor(s): Amit R. Panigrahi, Cathy ArmstrongAbstractPost-dural puncture headache (PDPH) is a common and debilitating complication of central neuraxial blockade in the parturient. The obstetric population is at particular risk with up to 80% of women developing symptoms after accidental dural puncture during labour epidural insertion. PDPH typically develops 24–48 hours post puncture and is classically described as an occipito-frontal headache with postural features. Diagnosis and assessment should include consideration o...
Source: Anaesthesia and intensive care medicine - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Pain Research - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Journal of Pain Research Source Type: research
The voluntary recall of eletriptan hydrobromide 40-mg tablets is due to potential contamination with Pseudomonas and Burkholderia bacteria, the manufacturer has announced.News Alerts
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The three-year-old South San Francisco company last month launched a late-stage clinical trial of its self-administered, pre-filled, single-use device delivering a dry-powder migraine drug through the nose.
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This article discusses common causes, treatment options, and when to see a doctor.
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Could decreased overnight melatonin levels be useful as a predictive marker for next day migraine in children and adolescents?Headache
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Carotid-Cavernous sinus fistula (CCF) caused by a ruptured aneurysm of persistent primitive trigeminal artery (PPTA) is exceptionally rare. Herein, we reported the case of a 64-year-old female who presented with headache, pulsatile tinnitus, and diplopia. Angiography showed a PPTA and CCF. Three-dimensional digital subtraction angiograms revealed a direct shunt between the PPTA aneurysm and the left cavernous sinus. The trigeminal carotid fistula was successfully treated with detachable coils and Onyx, and the PPTA was preserved.
Source: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Case Report Source Type: research
AbstractThe surgical approach for hypophysectomy has undergone sweeping revolution in the past three decades. With the advent of endoscopes, better instrumentation, better illumination and viewing cameras, endoscopic endo-nasal trans-sphenoidal approach to sella has now largely become the norm. The aim of this study is to present our experience, analysing the surgical outcomes of this approach in patients with pituitary adenoma, pertaining to entirety of tumor removal, alleviation of symptoms and rate of complications. This prospective   study was conducted at our tertiary health care  centre from June 2012 ...
Source: Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
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Source: Headache - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Headache Source Type: research
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