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SUNCT syndrome: report of a possible symptomatic case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17952296     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
SUNCT is one of the rarest and least known primary headache disorders. Although its pathogenesis has been partially understood by functional neuroimaging and reports of secondary cases, there is limited understanding of its cause. We report a case of SUNCT in a 54-years-old man, that could not be strictly classified as secondary SUNCT; however, the time lag of pain onset suggests a new theory in which neuroplasticity could be involved in the origin and duration of the pain in SUNCT syndrome.
Authors:
Guilherme Gustavo Riccioppo Rodrigues; Carlos Alberto Bordini; Fabíola Dach; Alan Eckeli; José Geraldo Speciali
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0004-282X     ISO Abbreviation:  Arq Neuropsiquiatr     Publication Date:  2007 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-22     Completed Date:  2008-05-01     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0125444     Medline TA:  Arq Neuropsiquiatr     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  852-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, School of Medicine at Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Avenida Bandeirantes 3900, 14048-900 Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil. griccioppo@yahoo.com.br
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Middle Aged
Neuronal Plasticity* / physiology
SUNCT Syndrome / diagnosis*,  physiopathology

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