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neuralgia (s) (noun), neuralgias (pl)
Pain of a severe, throbbing, or stabbing character in the course or distribution of one or more nerves; neurodynia: Sally learned that neuralgia could occur especially in the head or face as sharp and acute pain extending along the pathway of one or more nerves.
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migrainous neuralgia, cluster headache
A distinctive episodic syndrome of headaches.

The most common cluster headache pattern, acute cluster headache, is characterized by one to three short attacks of pain each day around the eyes, clustered over a stretch of one to two months, and followed by a pain-free period that averages about one year.

Cluster headaches are different and distinct from migraines, although the underlying mechanisms are similar.

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