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Call-Fleming Syndrome and Orgasmic Cephalgia

Authors

  • Salah Keyrouz MD,

    1. From the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA (S. Keyrouz); Washington University School of Medicine—Neurology, St. Louis, MO, USA (R. Dhar and Y. Axelrod).
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  • Rajat Dhar MD,

    1. From the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA (S. Keyrouz); Washington University School of Medicine—Neurology, St. Louis, MO, USA (R. Dhar and Y. Axelrod).
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  • Yekaterina Axelrod MD

    1. From the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA (S. Keyrouz); Washington University School of Medicine—Neurology, St. Louis, MO, USA (R. Dhar and Y. Axelrod).
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  • Conflict of Interest: None

S.G. Keyrouz, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham, Slot 500, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA.

Abstract

We report a case of Call-Fleming syndrome complicating orgasmic thunderclap headache. Recognizing this benign condition that mimics symptoms of subarachnoid hemorrhage prevents unwarranted invasive investigations and interventions that may cause harm.

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