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Acute Headache: Hypertensive Urgency and Cluster Headache (Horton's Syndrome)

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Acute Headache: Hypertensive Urgency and Cluster Headache (Horton's Syndrome) by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Headache. It contains the following chapters:

    • Acute Headache: Hypertensive Urgency
    • Acute Headache: Cluster Headache

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    1. Treat with IV nitroprusside
    2. Treat with aspirin
    3. Massage the head
    4. Treat with IM nitroprusside
    5. Treat with sublingual nitroprusside
    1. IV nitroprusside
    2. Intranasal lidocaine
    3. Dihydroergotamine subcutaneous
    4. Sumatriptan Subcutaneous
    5. Face mask oxygen
    1. A cluster headache is typically unilateral and orbital in location.
    2. Confirmatory diagnosis of this headache is by bilateral carotid angiography.
    3. A cluster headache is throbbing in nature.
    4. Lithium is useful in the treatment of the headaches.
    5. Females often present with such headaches.

    Author of lecture Acute Headache: Hypertensive Urgency and Cluster Headache (Horton's Syndrome)

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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