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Paroxysmal hemicrania

Disease definition

Paroxysmal hemicrania (PH) is a primary headache disorder characterized by multiple attacks of unilateral pain that occur in association with cranial autonomic symptoms. The hallmarks of this syndrome are the relative shortness of the attacks and the complete response to indomethacin therapy.


  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: G44.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C1399352
  • MeSH: D051302
  • GARD: 10794
  • MedDRA: 10019461

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