Primary trochlear headache. A periorbital pain with a specific diagnosis and treatment.

Primary trochlear headache. A periorbital pain with a specific diagnosis and treatment. Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol. 2019 Oct 15;: Authors: Sánchez Ruiz P, Martín Villaescusa C, Duat Rodríguez A, Cantarín Extremera V, Ruiz-Falcó Rojas ML Abstract Primary trochlear headache is a little-known cause of periorbital headache described in adults. It can involve very disabling pain. In addition, it can be associated with other types of headaches, making them even more difficult to identify. To diagnose this pathology, it is necessary that the examination of the trochlea be incorporated into the usual clinical practice of the patient with headache, which will allow the establishment of an adequate treatment. The case is presented of an adolescent patient with a diagnosis of migraine, who was admitted with a disabling headache secondary to a primary trochlear headache. PMID: 31627981 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Archivos de la Sociedad Espanola de Oftalmologia - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol Source Type: research

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