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Descriptor in English: Headache
Descriptor in Spanish: Cefalea
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cefaleia
Descriptor in French: Céphalée
Entry term(s): Bilateral Headache
Bilateral Headaches
Cephalalgia
Cephalalgias
Cephalgia
Cephalgias
Cephalodynia
Cephalodynias
Cranial Pain
Cranial Pains
Generalized Headache
Generalized Headaches
Head Pain
Head Pains
Headache, Bilateral
Headache, Generalized
Headache, Ocular
Headache, Orthostatic
Headache, Periorbital
Headache, Retro-Ocular
Headache, Sharp
Headache, Throbbing
Headache, Unilateral
Headache, Vertex
Headaches
Headaches, Bilateral
Headaches, Generalized
Headaches, Ocular
Headaches, Orthostatic
Headaches, Periorbital
Headaches, Retro-Ocular
Headaches, Sharp
Headaches, Throbbing
Headaches, Unilateral
Headaches, Vertex
Hemicrania
Ocular Headache
Ocular Headaches
Orthostatic Headache
Orthostatic Headaches
Pain, Cranial
Pain, Head
Pains, Cranial
Pains, Head
Periorbital Headache
Periorbital Headaches
Retro Ocular Headache
Retro-Ocular Headache
Retro-Ocular Headaches
Sharp Headache
Sharp Headaches
Throbbing Headache
Throbbing Headaches
Unilateral Headache
Unilateral Headaches
Vertex Headache
Vertex Headaches
Tree number(s): C23.888.592.612.441
Scope note: The symptom of PAIN in the cranial region. It may be an isolated benign occurrence or manifestation of a wide variety of HEADACHE DISORDERS.
Annotation: HEADACHE DISORDERS and specifics are also available but do not diagnose: use word of text
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 (1963); for HEMICRANIA use MIGRAINE 1963-2005
See also the descriptors: Headache Disorders MeSH
DeCS UI: 6412
Descriptor UI: D006261
Date Established: 2006/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Headache - Preferred
Concept UI M0009824
Scope note The symptom of PAIN in the cranial region. It may be an isolated benign occurrence or manifestation of a wide variety of HEADACHE DISORDERS.
Preferred term Headache
Entry term(s) Cephalalgia
Cephalalgias
Cephalgia
Cephalgias
Cephalodynia
Cephalodynias
Cranial Pain
Cranial Pains
Head Pain
Head Pains
Headaches
Pain, Cranial
Pain, Head
Pains, Cranial
Pains, Head
Generalized Headache - Narrower
Concept UI M0336380
Preferred term Generalized Headache
Entry term(s) Generalized Headaches
Headache, Generalized
Headaches, Generalized
Ocular Headache - Narrower
Concept UI M0336382
Preferred term Ocular Headache
Entry term(s) Headache, Ocular
Headaches, Ocular
Ocular Headaches
Orthostatic Headache - Narrower
Concept UI M0336383
Preferred term Orthostatic Headache
Entry term(s) Headache, Orthostatic
Headaches, Orthostatic
Orthostatic Headaches
Vertex Headache - Narrower
Concept UI M0336392
Preferred term Vertex Headache
Entry term(s) Headache, Vertex
Headaches, Vertex
Vertex Headaches
Retro-Ocular Headache - Narrower
Concept UI M0336387
Preferred term Retro-Ocular Headache
Entry term(s) Headache, Retro-Ocular
Headaches, Retro-Ocular
Retro Ocular Headache
Retro-Ocular Headaches
Sharp Headache - Narrower
Concept UI M0336388
Preferred term Sharp Headache
Entry term(s) Headache, Sharp
Headaches, Sharp
Sharp Headaches
Throbbing Headache - Narrower
Concept UI M0336390
Preferred term Throbbing Headache
Entry term(s) Headache, Throbbing
Headaches, Throbbing
Throbbing Headaches
Unilateral Headache - Narrower
Concept UI M0336391
Preferred term Unilateral Headache
Entry term(s) Headache, Unilateral
Headaches, Unilateral
Hemicrania
Unilateral Headaches
Bilateral Headache - Narrower
Concept UI M0336378
Preferred term Bilateral Headache
Entry term(s) Bilateral Headaches
Headache, Bilateral
Headaches, Bilateral
Periorbital Headache - Narrower
Concept UI M0336384
Preferred term Periorbital Headache
Entry term(s) Headache, Periorbital
Headaches, Periorbital
Periorbital Headaches



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