• surgical
  • Because digital pressure of surgical scar would trigger headaches with the same characteristics, we decided to inject the most painful points of the scar with a solution of lidocaine 2% (1.5 mL) and dexamethasone 10 mg/2 mL (0.5 mL). (scielo.br)
  • A craniotomy is a surgical procedure in which a piece of the skull is removed so the surgeon may access the brain beneath, for the treatment of a variety of neurological disorders. (longislandneuro.com)
  • These symptoms include: Intracranial pressure Headache Papilledema Vomiting Light headedness Impaired mental activity Gait instability In rare and extreme cases, more severe symptoms can be observed: Memory disturbance Dementia Hemiparesis Seizures Hemorrhage Psychosis The mainstay of treatment is surgical excision. (wikipedia.org)
  • Craniotomy and surgical evacuation is required if there is significant pressure effect on the brain.Complications include focal neurologic deficits depending on the site of hematoma and brain injury, increased intracranial pressure leading to herniation of brain and ischemia due to reduced blood supply and seizures. (wikipedia.org)
  • tumors
  • Headaches may also accompany pituitary tumors, as well as pituitary apoplexy (infarction or haemorrhage of a pituitary tumor) and lymphocytic hypophysitis (autoimmune inflammation of the pituitary). (wikipedia.org)
  • For cases with cribriform plate involvement, tumors are resected bilaterally using a transfacial and craniotomy approach. (wikipedia.org)
  • temporal
  • A patient with a cyst on the left middle cranial fossa had auditory hallucinations, migraine-like headaches, and periodic paranoia Patients with left temporal lobe cysts had mood disturbances similar to manic depression (bipolar disorder) and were known to show outward aggression Patients with arachnoid cysts may never show symptoms, even in some cases where the cyst is large The exact cause of arachnoid cysts is not known. (wikipedia.org)
  • brain
  • Appearances in the brain are typical of cerebral abscess but note the broad base at the level of the craniotomy with bone erosion. (radiopaedia.org)
  • A craniotomy is the most commonly performed surgery for brain tumor removal. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • I immediately had an operation to insert a shunt into my brain to drain the fluid which had been causing so much pressure, and hence the excruciating headaches, and then underwent a seven and a half hour craniotomy to remove the tumour. (braintumourresearch.org)
  • Cranial arteritis characterizes the view of headaches as simply the inflammation of walls of the blood vessels in the brain. (denverchiropractor.com)
  • In addition to providing access to the brain, a craniotomy also allows a surgeon to inspect the brain for abnormalities, perform a biopsy or relieve pressure inside the skull. (longislandneuro.com)
  • Treatment consists mainly of: Corticosteroids - Corticosteroid therapy is essential for all patients with brain metastases, as it prevents development of cerebral edema, as well as treating other neurological symptoms such as headaches, cognitive dysfunction, and emesis. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Each class of headache contains explicit diagnostic criteria-meaning that the criteria include quantities rather than vague terms like several or usually-that are based on clinical and laboratory observations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other symptoms may include headache, confusion, vomiting, and an inability to move parts of the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • nerve
  • Since manual palpation of the scar often triggers pain, and infiltration with local anesthetics reduce or abolish the pain in some patients, we suggest that neuromas or nerve entrapment in the scars, as a result of the surgery, are responsible for headaches. (scielo.br)
  • I have Neurofibromatosis and have survived what a trinity of Emory doctors have labeled 'a massive, huge and extensive craniotomy' for the removal of benign schwannoma growth on the 7th cranial nerve. (medhelp.org)
  • neurological
  • The description of the headache and findings on neurological examination, determine whether additional tests are needed and what treatment is best. (wikipedia.org)
  • typically
  • Five years after the surgery (at the age of 43), she reported daily headaches which were located in the frontoparietal region and were typically severe (visual analog scale=9 (VAS)) and throbbing. (scielo.br)
  • It is a headache usually made worse by standing, typically becoming prominent throughout the day, with the pain becoming less severe when lying down. (wikipedia.org)
  • pulsatile
  • primary exertional headache: throbbing, pulsatile pain which starts during or after exercising, lasting for 5 minutes to 24 hours. (wikipedia.org)
  • frequency
  • She reported important reduction in the frequency of her headaches, from daily to around once a month. (scielo.br)
  • Regression coefficient of PedMIDAS score or categories of headache frequency on eating behaviour subscale scores, with covariates of Achenbach Child Behavior Checklist score, current BMI, age, sex, length of history of migraine. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • worse
  • As my headaches became worse I saw a total of 11 different medical professionals including GPs, A&E doctors and opticians, who diagnosed me with a variety things from migraines to sinus problems. (braintumourresearch.org)
  • primary sex headache: dull, bilateral headache that starts during sexual activity and becomes much worse during orgasm. (wikipedia.org)
  • pain
  • Should I be concerned that I have a large vein or veins bulging on my right temple, but have no headache or pain? (healthtap.com)
  • Headache and pain from the scalp wound can be controlled with medications. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • As a chiropractor who treats headaches, headaches are considered a phenomenon pain that can at best hinder your ability to work and play or at worst literally debilitate you. (denverchiropractor.com)
  • Headache or cephalgia, in medical jargon, begins from the head down to the neck stimulating pain-sensitive receptors in muscles, tendons, joints, fascia or even the meninges of nerves. (denverchiropractor.com)
  • Headache is the symptom of pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck. (wikipedia.org)
  • While primary headaches may cause significant daily pain and disability, they are not dangerous. (wikipedia.org)
  • The mechanism behind these headaches is unclear, possibly due to straining causing veins in the head to dilate, causing pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some of these are not harmful, such as cervicogenic headache (pain arising from the neck muscles). (wikipedia.org)
  • head
  • primary cough headache: starts suddenly and lasts for several minutes after coughing, sneezing or straining (anything that may increase pressure in the head). (wikipedia.org)
  • These headaches are thought to be due to lower pressure in the head during sex. (wikipedia.org)
  • Headaches may be caused by problems elsewhere in the head or neck. (wikipedia.org)