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|13.5||Nasociliary neuralgia [G52.80] ||G44.847
|Previously used terms||
A rare condition in which touching the outer aspect of one nostril causes a lancinating pain radiating to the medial frontal region.
- Stabbing pain lasting seconds to hours in one side of the nose, radiating upwards to the medial frontal region and fulfilling criteria B and C
- Pain is precipitated by touching the lateral aspect of the ipsilateral nostril
- Pain is abolished by block or section of the nasociliary nerve, or by the application of cocaine to the nostril on the affected side
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IHS vs. ICD-10
To facilitate headache diagnosis in daily practice, the classification provides the corresponding WHO ICD-10NA codes for each IHS code.
The Classification Subcommittee prepares and revises the International Classification of Headache Disorders.
The International Classification of Headache Disorders, 3rd edition, beta version
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Cephalalgia is the official journal of the IHS. It contains original papers on all aspects of headache. The journal provides an international forum for original research papers, review articles and short communications.http://cep.sagepub.com/
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