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Where SUNCT Contacts TN: A Case Report.
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PMID:  23301550     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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BACKGROUND.-: Short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache with conjunctival injection and tearing (SUNCT) and trigeminal neuralgia (TN) are unilateral painful conditions that can share the same triggering factors, autonomic features and the main location, as well as the cyclically recurrent crises. Both these syndromes are associated with a high percentage of findings of vascular malformation touching the trigeminal nerve, suggesting a pathophysiological relationship. CASE.-: In this paper, we report a new case with the main purpose to shine a light on the pathophysiology of these conditions. CONCLUSION.-: Many authors described a SUNCT case deriving from TN or vice versa, suggesting that these conditions are strongly related. Every case of transformed TN or SUNCT should therefore be reported to gather and compare further information.
Authors:
Fabrizio Rinaldi; Renata Rao; Elisabetta Venturelli; Paolo Liberini; Stefano Gipponi; Elisa Pari; Eluisa Sapia; Alessandro Padovani
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Headache     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1526-4610     ISO Abbreviation:  Headache     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985091R     Medline TA:  Headache     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2013 American Headache Society.
Affiliation:
Clinical Neurology, University Hospital "Spedali Civili,", Brescia, Italy.
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