Advertisement
Advertise here Publish your press releases here Sponsor BioPortfolio
Follow us on Twitter Sign up for daily news and research emails Contributors wanted

Ocular and Orbital Pain for the Headache Specialist.

19:52 EDT 24th April 2014 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Ocular and Orbital Pain for the Headache Specialist."

Ocular pain is most commonly associated with redness and inflammation; however, eye pain can also occur in the absence of grossly visible pathology. Pain in the quiet eye can be the first sign of a number of threatening conditions. Many of these conditions such as intermittent angle closure glaucoma, carotid artery dissection, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, and giant cell arteritis can lead to permanent vision loss or blindness. In this review, ocular history and examination techniques are summarized. The article also reviews pertinent ocular, orbital, referred, and other causes of eye pain in the quiet eye. The neurologist and headache specialist should recognize when consultation with an ophthalmologist is necessary.

Affiliation

Department of Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 493, Minneapolis, MN, 55455, USA.

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Current neurology and neuroscience reports
ISSN: 1534-6293
Pages:

Links

PubMed Articles [4641 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Orbital Cysticercosis: Comparing Multi-Slice CT and Steady State MR to Identify Scolex.

Orbital cysticercosis with both ocular and extraocular involvement is common in endemic areas. The presence of scolex is considered diagnostic of cysticercosis. We sought to compare multi-slice CT and...

Adolescent cervical disc degeneration in MRI does not predict adult headache or neck pain: A 5-year follow-up of adolescents with and without headache.

The impact of early degenerative changes of the cervical spine on pain in adulthood is unknown. The objective was to determine whether degeneration in adolescence predicts headache or neck pain in you...

Managing patients with cluster headache in primary care.

Cluster headache is a strictly unilateral headache that occurs in association with cranial autonomic features. Although it can begin at any age, the most common age of onset is in the third or fourth...

Occipital Neuralgia.

Occipital pain is a common complaint amongst patients with headache, and the differential can include many primary headache disorders such as cervicogenic headache or migraine. Occipital neuralgia is...

Self-reported neck pain is associated with migraine but not with tension-type headache in adolescents.

The aim of the present analysis is to confirm or refute the association of neck pain to migraine or tension-type headache and to assess whether this association is independent of other risk factors fo...

Clinical Trials [2800 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Prospective Multicenter Trial to Compare Preformed vs Non Preformed Orbital Implants

Accuracy of posttraumatic orbital reconstruction of the meidal orbital wall and/or floor is better with preoperatively preformed orbital implants than with non-preformed orbital implants.

The Role of TSH Receptor, PPAR-r, IGF-1R, IGF and Cytokines in Different Stages of Graves’Ophthalmopathy

The exact mechanism of the pathogenesis of Graves’ ophthalmopathy is still unknown. Histopathologically, extraocular muscle inflammation and orbital fat inflammation are two prominent ch...

Computer Aided Evaluation of Orbital Volume

A retrospective review to assess the performance and clinical predictive value of a novel software program (Maxillo) designed to perform complex volumetric analysis with application in the...

Trial of Comprehensive Migraine Intervention

Despite the fact that more than 10% of Americans suffer from migraine, this headache disorder is often not diagnosed and not appropriately treated. The goal of this proposal is to determin...

Frovatriptan as a Transitional Therapy in Medication Overuse Headache

This study will analyze the effectiveness of a medication called Frovatriptan, in the context of medication overuse headache (MOH). MOH is a headache that develops when pain-killers are t...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A primary headache disorder that is characterized by severe, strictly unilateral PAIN which is orbital, supraorbital, temporal or in any combination of these sites, lasting 15-180 min. occurring 1 to 8 times a day. The attacks are associated with one or more of the following, all of which are ipsilateral: conjunctival injection, lacrimation, nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, facial SWEATING, eyelid EDEMA, and miosis. (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)

A primary headache disorder that is characterized by frequent short-lasting, unilateral, neuralgiform pain attacks in the ocular area, with CONJUNCTIVA fluid-filling and tearing. SUNCT syndrome is usually resistant to treatment.

The symptom of PAIN in the cranial region. It may be an isolated benign occurrence or manifestation of a wide variety of HEADACHE DISORDERS.

A common primary headache disorder, characterized by a dull, non-pulsatile, diffuse, band-like (or vice-like) PAIN of mild to moderate intensity in the HEAD; SCALP; or NECK. The subtypes are classified by frequency and severity of symptoms. There is no clear cause even though it has been associated with MUSCLE CONTRACTION and stress. (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)

Various conditions with the symptom of HEADACHE. Headache disorders are classified into major groups, such as PRIMARY HEADACHE DISORDERS (based on characteristics of their headache symptoms) and SECONDARY HEADACHE DISORDERS (based on their etiologies). (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)

Search BioPortfolio: