Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses of chronic paroxysmal hemicrania (CPH)?

Updated: Jun 12, 2019
  • Author: Monica Saini, MD, MBBS; more...
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Other disorders that may mimic CPH include the following [21] :

  • Infarcts

  • Arteriovenous malformation

  • Brain tumor - Eg, frontal lobe tumor, meningioma of the roof of the cavernous sinus, pathologic process in the region of the cavernous sinus, gangliocytoma near the sella turcica, and parasellar pituitary microadenoma

  • Maxillary cyst

  • Collagen vascular disorders

  • Cervical radiculopathy

  • Disk herniation

  • Carotidynia


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