How is chronic paroxysmal hemicrania (CPH) differentiated from SUNCT syndrome?

Updated: Jun 12, 2019
  • Author: Monica Saini, MD, MBBS; more...
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SUNCT syndrome is a rare, distinctive condition with a male preponderance; it is characterized by less severe pain but also by marked autonomic activation during attacks. The pain, usually in the frontal and periocular area, is intractable to medications, including indomethacin.


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