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Cluster–like headache after surgical crystalline removal and intraocular lens implant: a case report

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The Journal of Headache and Pain20056:157

  • Received: 13 January 2005
  • Accepted: 16 February 2005
  • Published:


Cluster headache (CH) is a well characterized primary headache disorder. Nevertheless, symptomatic CH has been reported in association with various underlying diseases. Symptomatic cluster headache related to ocular pathologies have been rarely described. We report a case consequent to a surgical operation for cataract.

Key words

  • Cluster headache
  • Cataract
  • Intraocular lens implant
  • Symptomatic cluster headache


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