Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 8

Headache Induced by Aeroplane Descent

Kuljeet Singh Anand1*, Vikas Dhikav2 and Abhishek Juneja3

1Professor, Department of Neurology, Dr RML Hospital, Delhi, India
2Research Scientist, Indian Council of Medical Research, India
3Consultant Neurologist, Maharaja Agrasen Hospital, New Delhi, India

*Corresponding Author: Kuljeet Singh Anand, Professor, Department of Neurology, Dr RML Hospital, Delhi, India.

Received: April 09, 2021; Published: July 26, 2021


  Aeroplane induced headaches are uncommon and rarely encountered. A 27-year-old right handed male, not a known diabetic or hypertensive and a frequent flier presented with a history of repeated episodes of severe headache upon aeroplane descent for four years. The pain is localized to the left supra-orbital region lasting for 8-10 minutes, associated with watering in left eye without redness. General physical and systemic examinations were unremarkable. Magnetic Resonance (MR) imaging and MR Angiography of brain was unremarkable. He was advised tablet nimesulide (mouth dissolving), 100 mg upon premonition of pain to which he responded favourably.

Keywords: Aeroplane; Headache; Aeroplane Descent


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Citation: Kuljeet Singh Anand., et al. “Headache Induced by Aeroplane Descent”. Acta Scientific Neurology 4.8 (2021): 58-59.


Copyright: © 2021 Kuljeet Singh Anand., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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