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|13.11.2||Headache attributed to ingestion or inhalation of a cold stimulus ||G44.8021
|Previously used terms||
Short-lasting pain, which may be severe, induced in susceptible individuals by the passage of cold material (solid, liquid or gaseous) over the palate and/or posterior pharyngeal wall.
- Acute frontal1 non-pulsatile headache fulfilling criteria C and D
- Cold stimulus to palate and/or posterior pharyngeal wall due to ingestion of cold food or drink or to inhalation of cold air
- Headache develops immediately, and only, after cold stimulus
- Headache resolves within 5 minutes after removal of cold stimulus
- In migrainous patients, the headache may be referred to the usual site of migraine headache.
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IHS vs. ICD-10
To facilitate headache diagnosis in daily practice, the classification provides the corresponding WHO ICD-10NA codes for each IHS code.
The Classification Subcommittee prepares and revises the International Classification of Headache Disorders.
The International Classification of Headache Disorders, 3rd edition, beta version
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Cephalalgia is the official journal of the IHS. It contains original papers on all aspects of headache. The journal provides an international forum for original research papers, review articles and short communications.http://cep.sagepub.com/
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