Lamotrigine 50 mg/day treatment was started, assuming that the patient had the SUNCT syndrome.
Bicakci S, Giray S, Sarica Y SUNCT sendromu: Uc olgu sunumu.
The cause of SUNCT syndrome is usually not identified: the pathogenesis and pathophysiology are unclear.
SUNCT presents with pain in and around the orbit, often radiating to the ipsilateral forehead, temporal area, nose, cheek, or upper mandible.
Bizim olgumuzda da gerek agrinin cok kisa sureli olmasi gerekse dagilim yeri goz onune alindiginda ayirici tanida paroksismal hemikrani ve SUNCT sendromu dusunulmus; ancak agrinin indometazin tedavisine cevap vermesi, otonomik bulgularin eslik etmemesi, gun icinde cok sayida tekrarlamamasiyla bu tanilardan uzaklasilmis ve olgunun tipik ozellikleriyle primer saplanma bas agrisi sinifinda yer almasinin uygun olacagi kanaatine varilmistir.
Effective management of ice pick pains, SUNCT, and episodic and chronic paroxysmal hemicrania.
In a recent open label study, lamotrigine had a moderate to good effect in 68% SUNCT patients.
Possible usefulness of lamotrigine in the treatment of SUNCT syndrome.
Among the closest pathologies, paroxysmal hemicrania, SUNCT
syndrome and neurovascular variants must be discarded because of the similar vegetative symptoms so presented; however, the sudden appearance, localization, intensity, and paroxistic presentation of these pathologies make the difference.
Patients with SUNCT
suffer between 3 and 200 headaches per day, with individual attacks lasting just 5 seconds to 4 minutes.
tedavisinde ise, indomethacin gibi tedavinin ana dayanagi olabilecek bir ilac mevcut degildir.
There are now 50 cases of SUNCT
in the literature, so this is a growing business," said committee member Dr.