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J Korean Neurol Assoc. 2001 Jul;19(4):407-409. Korean. Original Article.
Song EC , Lee YS , Chu K , Kim DW , Lee JJ , Park SH .
Department of Neurology, Seoul Municipal Boramae Hospital.
Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, Seoul National University.
Abstract

SUNCT syndrome is characterized by short-lasting, unilateral, neuralgiform headache attacks, with conjuntival injec-tion and tearing. Distinct from trigeminal neuralgia, cluster headache, or paroxysmal hemicrania, this rare syndrome is SUNCT syndrome is characterized by short-lasting, unilateral, neuralgiform headache attacks, with conjuntival injec-tion and tearing. Distinct from trigeminal neuralgia, cluster headache, or paroxysmal hemicrania, this rare syndrome is generally refractory to various medications. We report a 63-year-old man diagnosed with SUNCT syndrome, whose symptoms were relieved by verapamil. The therapeutic effects of verapamil on SUNCT syndrome remain to be verified by further experiences. (J Korean Neurol Assoc 19(4):407~409, 2001)

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