TITLE

Thunderclap headache and reversible segmental cerebral vasoconstriction associated with use of oxymetazoline nasal spray

AUTHOR(S)
Loewen, Andrea H. S.; Hudon, Mark E.; Hill, Michael D.
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/14/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 6, p593
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
OXYMETAZOLINE IS A SYMPATHOMIMETIC amine found in over-the-counter nasal decongestants. We report a case of chronic use of nasal oxymetazoline associated with thunderclap headache due to reversible segmental intracranial vasoconstriction.
ACCESSION #
14325873

 

Related Articles

  • Heading Off Those Headaches! Abramovitz, Melissa // Current Health 1;Apr/May2003, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p12 

    Provides information on headache.

  • Ask Doctor Cory.  // Humpty Dumpty's Magazine;Jun2002, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p34 

    Answers a question on the causes of headache in children.

  • Pain In The Brain. Wickelgren, Ingrid // Current Health 1;Mar2005, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p20 

    Provides information on headaches experienced by children. INSETS: Headache Help;Keeping a Headache Diary.

  • Self-Assessment Quiz.  // Neurology Reviews;Nov2010, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p11 

    A quiz concerning headaches is presented.

  • cephalalgia.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p407 

    An encyclopedia entry for "cephalalgia," which refers to headache, is presented.

  • OUTSMART SUMMER HEADACHES. Gelman, Lauren // Prevention;Jun2010, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p16 

    The article suggests ways to prevent summer headaches.

  • Skull Crushers. Van Ness, David // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Feb99, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p142 

    Provides information on benign exertional headache (BEH). Explanation for BEH; Response strategies to minimize exertion headaches; Types of headaches. INSETS: The doctor should see you now;What ails you?;Head sets.

  • Hemicrania continua.  // Pulse;3/24/2010, Vol. 70 Issue 10, p23 

    The article presents the case of a 60-year-old lady with complaints of persistence headache on one side of her head and diagnosed with hemicrania continua.

  • Headache: The influence of contemporary lifestyles and its prevalence in the urban scenario. Naik, Anmol Ulhas; Kartikeyan, S. // Australasian Medical Journal;Nov2010, Vol. 3 Issue 11, p746 

    A letter to the editor in response to the article "Headache: The influence of contemporary lifestyles and its prevalence in the urban scenario," that was published in a previous issue of the journal is presented.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics