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Thunderclap headache

MedGen UID:
105485
Concept ID:
C0521668
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Headache, Primary Thunderclap; Headache, Thunderclap; Primary Thunderclap Headache; Thunderclap Headache
SNOMED CT: Thunderclap headache (95660002); Primary thunderclap headache (122731000119104)
 
HPO: HP:0030907

Definition

Severe head pain with sudden onset, reaching its maximum intensity in less than one minute and lasting from one hour to ten days. [from HPO]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVThunderclap headache

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Singhal AB
Int J Stroke 2023 Dec;18(10):1151-1160. Epub 2023 Jun 12 doi: 10.1177/17474930231181250. PMID: 37246916
Smith JH
Continuum (Minneap Minn) 2021 Jun 1;27(3):652-664. doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000960. PMID: 34048397
Tawk RG, Hasan TF, D'Souza CE, Peel JB, Freeman WD
Mayo Clin Proc 2021 Jul;96(7):1970-2000. Epub 2021 May 13 doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2021.01.005. PMID: 33992453

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Singhal AB
Int J Stroke 2023 Dec;18(10):1151-1160. Epub 2023 Jun 12 doi: 10.1177/17474930231181250. PMID: 37246916
Tawk RG, Hasan TF, D'Souza CE, Peel JB, Freeman WD
Mayo Clin Proc 2021 Jul;96(7):1970-2000. Epub 2021 May 13 doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2021.01.005. PMID: 33992453
Kopel D, Peeler C, Zhu S
Neurol Clin 2021 May;39(2):355-372. doi: 10.1016/j.ncl.2021.01.003. PMID: 33896523
Bahra A
J Neurol 2020 May;267(5):1554-1566. Epub 2020 Mar 4 doi: 10.1007/s00415-020-09728-0. PMID: 32130497Free PMC Article
Rocha EA, Topcuoglu MA, Silva GS, Singhal AB
Neurology 2019 Feb 12;92(7):e639-e647. Epub 2019 Jan 11 doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006917. PMID: 30635475

Diagnosis

Singhal AB
Int J Stroke 2023 Dec;18(10):1151-1160. Epub 2023 Jun 12 doi: 10.1177/17474930231181250. PMID: 37246916
Tawk RG, Hasan TF, D'Souza CE, Peel JB, Freeman WD
Mayo Clin Proc 2021 Jul;96(7):1970-2000. Epub 2021 May 13 doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2021.01.005. PMID: 33992453
Kopel D, Peeler C, Zhu S
Neurol Clin 2021 May;39(2):355-372. doi: 10.1016/j.ncl.2021.01.003. PMID: 33896523
Schwedt TJ
Continuum (Minneap Minn) 2015 Aug;21(4 Headache):1058-71. doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000201. PMID: 26252591
Dilli E
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 2014 Apr;14(4):437. doi: 10.1007/s11910-014-0437-9. PMID: 24643327

Therapy

Oonk NGM, Ettema AR, van Berghem H, de Klerk JJ, van der Vegt JPM, van der Meulen M
Neurol Sci 2022 Apr;43(4):2295-2297. Epub 2022 Jan 20 doi: 10.1007/s10072-022-05898-z. PMID: 35050428Free PMC Article
Smith JH
Continuum (Minneap Minn) 2021 Jun 1;27(3):652-664. doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000960. PMID: 34048397
Ginoza L, Lerner A, Sigman E
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2020 Jun;50(6):344. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2020.8858. PMID: 32476584
Kumpinsky A, Nahas SJ
Curr Pain Headache Rep 2018 Aug 2;22(10):68. doi: 10.1007/s11916-018-0714-4. PMID: 30073574
Wheeler SD
Prim Care 2004 Jun;31(2):331-51, vii. doi: 10.1016/j.pop.2004.02.006. PMID: 15172510

Prognosis

Lin PT, Chen SP, Wang SJ
Cephalalgia 2023 Mar;43(3):3331024221148657. doi: 10.1177/03331024221148657. PMID: 36786380
Chen SP, Wang SJ
J Biomed Sci 2022 Sep 21;29(1):72. doi: 10.1186/s12929-022-00857-4. PMID: 36127720Free PMC Article
Levinsky Y, Eidlitz-Markus T
Curr Pain Headache Rep 2022 Mar;26(3):235-239. Epub 2022 Feb 15 doi: 10.1007/s11916-022-01020-2. PMID: 35167034
Smith JH
Continuum (Minneap Minn) 2021 Jun 1;27(3):652-664. doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000960. PMID: 34048397
Dilli E
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 2014 Apr;14(4):437. doi: 10.1007/s11910-014-0437-9. PMID: 24643327

Clinical prediction guides

Singhal AB
Int J Stroke 2023 Dec;18(10):1151-1160. Epub 2023 Jun 12 doi: 10.1177/17474930231181250. PMID: 37246916
Smith JH
Continuum (Minneap Minn) 2021 Jun 1;27(3):652-664. doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000960. PMID: 34048397
Tawk RG, Hasan TF, D'Souza CE, Peel JB, Freeman WD
Mayo Clin Proc 2021 Jul;96(7):1970-2000. Epub 2021 May 13 doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2021.01.005. PMID: 33992453
Chen CY, Fuh JL
Curr Opin Neurol 2021 Jun 1;34(3):356-362. doi: 10.1097/WCO.0000000000000917. PMID: 33661161
Rocha EA, Topcuoglu MA, Silva GS, Singhal AB
Neurology 2019 Feb 12;92(7):e639-e647. Epub 2019 Jan 11 doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006917. PMID: 30635475

Recent systematic reviews

Valencia-Mendoza M, Ramírez-Rodríguez N, Vargas-Avila N, Peña-Ortiz A, Corzo-Villamizar M, Serna-Ramírez L, Góez-Mogollón L, Martínez-Rubio C, Bayona-Ortiz HF
J Clin Neurosci 2019 Dec;70:183-188. Epub 2019 Aug 12 doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2019.08.014. PMID: 31416730
Dubosh NM, Bellolio MF, Rabinstein AA, Edlow JA
Stroke 2016 Mar;47(3):750-5. Epub 2016 Jan 21 doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.011386. PMID: 26797666
Devenney E, Neale H, Forbes RB
J Headache Pain 2014 Aug 14;15(1):49. doi: 10.1186/1129-2377-15-49. PMID: 25123846Free PMC Article
de Falco FA
Neurol Sci 2004 Oct;25 Suppl 3:S215-7. doi: 10.1007/s10072-004-0289-1. PMID: 15549540

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