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SUNCT syndrome

Disease definition

SUNCT syndrome (Short-lasting Unilateral Neuralgiform headache attacks with Conjunctival injection and Tearing) is a primary headache disorder characterized by unilateral trigeminal pain that occurs in association with ipsilateral cranial autonomic symptoms (conjunctival injection and tearing).

ORPHA:57145

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache attacks with conjunctival injection and tearing
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: G44.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C1262087
  • MeSH: D050798
  • GARD: 9257
  • MedDRA: 10061981

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