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Whether the pathogenesis of cluster headache (CH) is peripheral or central is still matter of debate. An involvement of central structures related to pain perception and modulation, which also causes an alteration of the physiological pattern of pain perception in CH, has been hypothesized. We
Headache is a common symptom of complicated etiology; treatment is often ineffective when the intrinsic cause of the manifestation is not identified. The author found that tonic headache was very common in Germany, where few patients were helped in spite of various modalities of treatment. Since
To observe the therapeutic effects of the qi-regulating massotherapy for treatment of tonic headache.
According to different clinical types, 150 cases of tonic headache were treated by the qi-regulating massotherapy. Evaluations were done according to the scores for physiology,
Proprioceptively innervated intramuscular connective tissues in Müller's muscle function as exterior mechanoreceptors to induce reflex contraction of the levator and occipitofrontalis muscles. In aponeurotic blepharoptosis, since the levator aponeurosis is disinserted from the tarsus, stretching of
Perampanel is an approved adjunctive treatment for focal seizures with or without focal to bilateral tonic-clonic (FBTC) seizures and generalized tonic-clonic (GTC) seizures. We compared efficacy and safety of perampanel vs placebo in Asian and non-Asian populations in a post hoc analysis of pooled
A 45-year-old female migraineur with a long-standing history of drug-induced headache is described. She had been abusing caffeine (250 mg/day) and aspirin (5 gr/day). On the third day after discontinuation a withdrawal syndrome characterized by headache and a generalized tonic-clonic seizure
Sensitization to continued nociceptive stimulation is supposed to be involved in the development of chronic pain at several levels of the CNS, but experimental studies investigating the perceptual dynamics of sensitization in humans are rare, and the diagnostic validity of experimental pain models
Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is being diagnosed more frequently with the use of advanced radiologic imaging. The presentation of CVT includes a wide spectrum of nonspecific symptoms with headache predominating. We present a case with acute, severe headache. The evaluation included a head
To determine the effect of two different doses of atracurium on the modification of tonic-clonic convulsions in multiple-monitored electroconvulsive therapy (MMECT). To compare recovery time and adverse reactions of these doses.
Clinical study. Anesthesiologist was blinded in the
A young man suffering from both cluster headache and epilepsy is reported. Since the age of 37 he had recurrent generalized tonic-clonic seizures; one year later cluster headache attacks began. Neurological examination, standard laboratory tests and CT-scan were normal. The EEG showed medium-voltage
While tonic pupils have been attributed to various diseases, including syphilis, herpes zoster, orbital trauma, temporal arteritis, endometriosis, and paraneoplastic syndromes, obstructive hydrocephalus has not been implicated.
A 36-year-old woman visited a neurology department
We report an unusual case of carcinomatous meningitis presenting as a headache in a previously well woman. It occurs in only 3-5% of solid tumours and is an unusual form of presentation for underlying primary malignancy. This 44-year-old woman initially presented with subacute headache of 3 weeks
We investigated post-ictal headaches (PIH) using a questionnaire to ascertain their characteristics and compare them among different types of epilepsy. The subjects consisted of 34 patients with occipital lobe epilepsy (OLE) and 75 patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE). PIH occurred in 62% of