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Descriptor in English: Tension-Type Headache
Descriptor in Spanish: Cefalea de Tipo Tensional
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cefaleia do Tipo Tensional
Descriptor in French: Céphalée de tension
Entry term(s): Headache, Idiopathic
Headache, Psychogenic
Headache, Stress
Headache, Tension
Headache, Tension-Type
Headache, Tension-Vascular
Headaches, Idiopathic
Headaches, Psychogenic
Headaches, Stress
Headaches, Tension
Headaches, Tension-Type
Headaches, Tension-Vascular
Idiopathic Headache
Idiopathic Headaches
Psychogenic Headache
Psychogenic Headaches
Stress Headache
Stress Headaches
Tension Headache
Tension Headaches
Tension Type Headache
Tension Vascular Headache
Tension-Type Headaches
Tension-Vascular Headache
Tension-Vascular Headaches
Tree number(s): C10.228.140.546.399.875
Scope note: A common primary headache disorder, characterized by a dull, non-pulsatile, diffuse, band-like (or vice-like) PAIN of mild to moderate intensity in the HEAD; SCALP; or NECK. The subtypes are classified by frequency and severity of symptoms. There is no clear cause even though it has been associated with MUSCLE CONTRACTION and stress. (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 2006 (1995)
DeCS UI: 32008
Descriptor UI: D018781
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/05/31
Revision Date: 2008/07/10
Tension-Type Headache - Preferred
Concept UI M0028116
Scope note A common primary headache disorder, characterized by a dull, non-pulsatile, diffuse, band-like (or vice-like) PAIN of mild to moderate intensity in the HEAD; SCALP; or NECK. The subtypes are classified by frequency and severity of symptoms. There is no clear cause even though it has been associated with MUSCLE CONTRACTION and stress. (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)
Preferred term Tension-Type Headache
Entry term(s) Headache, Idiopathic
Headache, Psychogenic
Headache, Stress
Headache, Tension
Headache, Tension-Type
Headaches, Idiopathic
Headaches, Psychogenic
Headaches, Stress
Headaches, Tension
Headaches, Tension-Type
Idiopathic Headache
Idiopathic Headaches
Psychogenic Headache
Psychogenic Headaches
Stress Headache
Stress Headaches
Tension Headache
Tension Headaches
Tension Type Headache
Tension-Type Headaches
Tension-Vascular Headache - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0336226
Preferred term Tension-Vascular Headache
Entry term(s) Headache, Tension-Vascular
Headaches, Tension-Vascular
Tension Vascular Headache
Tension-Vascular Headaches



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