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A 31-year-old man complains of daily throbbing headaches for the last 2 wk...

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asked May 29, 2014 in Medicine by Rajesh Bahara

A 31-year-old man complains of daily throbbing headaches for the last 2 wk. He has approximately eight episodes per day, each lasting 20 min. The headaches are localized to the left periorbital area and are accompanied by tearing of the left eye, left ptosis, rhinorrhea, and left facial redness. The patient remembers having a similar prob- lem 2 years ago that lasted for 3 wk. He did not seek medical help at that time. The patient feels that the headaches are often precipitated by drinking a glass of wine. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

  1. Migraine headache

  2. Cluster headache

  3. Tension headache

  4. Trigeminal neuralgia

  5. Sinusitis 

 

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Cluster headache
answered May 29, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara
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