Cluster-Tic Syndrome and Basilar Artery Ectasia: A Case Report


Dr. J.J. Ochoa, M.D., Servicio de Neurologia, H.U., Reina Sofia, Avda, Menéndez Pidal s/n. 14004, Córdoba, Spain


SYNOPSISA 54-year-old patient presented with two types of pain. The first was similar to trigeminal neuralgia and the second was similar to cluster headache. Clinical diagnosis was cluster-tic syndrome. Neuro-imaging studies disclosed an ectatic basilar artery. The significance of this finding is difficult to ascertain.