Pseudo-Cluster-Like Headache Secondary to Contralateral Epidermoid Cyst of the Pontocerebellar Angle

Authors

  • Miriam Eimil-Ortiz MD,

    1. From the Hospital de Móstoles—Neurology, Madrid, Spain (M. Eimil-Ortiz, C. Fontán-Tirado, R. González-Santiago, M. Eugenia Villar-Villar, E. Martín); Department of Radiology, Hospital de Móstoles, Madrid, Spain (F. María-Salgado).
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  • Francisco María-Salgado MD,

    1. From the Hospital de Móstoles—Neurology, Madrid, Spain (M. Eimil-Ortiz, C. Fontán-Tirado, R. González-Santiago, M. Eugenia Villar-Villar, E. Martín); Department of Radiology, Hospital de Móstoles, Madrid, Spain (F. María-Salgado).
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  • Carmen Fontán-Tirado MD,

    1. From the Hospital de Móstoles—Neurology, Madrid, Spain (M. Eimil-Ortiz, C. Fontán-Tirado, R. González-Santiago, M. Eugenia Villar-Villar, E. Martín); Department of Radiology, Hospital de Móstoles, Madrid, Spain (F. María-Salgado).
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  • Raquel González-Santiago MD,

    1. From the Hospital de Móstoles—Neurology, Madrid, Spain (M. Eimil-Ortiz, C. Fontán-Tirado, R. González-Santiago, M. Eugenia Villar-Villar, E. Martín); Department of Radiology, Hospital de Móstoles, Madrid, Spain (F. María-Salgado).
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  • M. Eugenia Villar-Villar MD,

    1. From the Hospital de Móstoles—Neurology, Madrid, Spain (M. Eimil-Ortiz, C. Fontán-Tirado, R. González-Santiago, M. Eugenia Villar-Villar, E. Martín); Department of Radiology, Hospital de Móstoles, Madrid, Spain (F. María-Salgado).
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  • Eduardo Martín MD

    1. From the Hospital de Móstoles—Neurology, Madrid, Spain (M. Eimil-Ortiz, C. Fontán-Tirado, R. González-Santiago, M. Eugenia Villar-Villar, E. Martín); Department of Radiology, Hospital de Móstoles, Madrid, Spain (F. María-Salgado).
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  • Conflict of Interest: None

M. Eimil-Ortiz, Department of Neurology, Hospital de Móstoles, Sección de Neurología, Calle Río Júcar s/n, Mostoles, Madrid 28935, Spain.

Abstract

Cluster-like headaches have been described as secondary to several intracranial lesions. We report the case of a 47-year-old man who presented with a throbbing periocular pain associated with lacrimation and red eye. A contralateral epidermoid cyst was detected in the magnetic resonance imaging.

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