Chronic paroxysmal hemicrania

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CPH is a primary headache that is more common in women and is characterized by the following symptoms:

  • At least 20 attacks of severe pain with a frequency of 5 attacks per day (or less) located unilaterally in orbit, supraorbital or temporal and lasting 2-30 min.
  • Along with the headache at least one of the following appears:
  • Ipsilateral conjunctival injections, lacrimation or both.
  • Ipsilateral nasal congestion, rhinorrhea or both
  • Ipsilateral swelling of the eyelid.
  • Ipsilateral sweating on the forehead and face.
  • Ipsilateral miosis, ptosis or both.[1]

Indomethacin, is usually the drug of choice , usually 75-150 mg / day in multiple doses.[1] Při nesnášenlivosti Indomethacin intolerance is kyselina acetylsalicylic acid or verapamil for prophylaxis. [2]

CPH may resolve spontaneously or persist throughout life.[1]

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