Main Article Content

Abstract

BACKGROUND:A headache is a condition of pain in the head. In Medical nomenclature, it is known as cephalgia.Primary and secondary headaches are the two forms of headaches. The first type of headache is primary headache, which includes migraine, cluster headaches, and tension headaches. They are non-aggressive in nature. Primary headaches are usually chronic in character and are caused by no underlying functional illness. The second type of headache is secondary headache, which is always brought on by major organic disorders. It can range from benign cranial conditions like sinusitis or mastoiditis to life-threatening intracranial pathologies like subarachnoid haemorrhage or brain tumours. Vertigo is a perception of motion or spinning that is often represented as dizziness. Vertigo is not the same as being featherbrained. People with vertigo tone as though they are actually handicraft or moving, or that the world is spinning around them. Vertigo is frequently caused by issues with certain regions of the brain. Vertigo can be caused by a variety of factors, including benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), which occurs when certain head motions cause vertigo. Migraines are a type of severe headache. Mostly the  patients with vertigo and headache normally do not require a brain MRI. For Secondary reason of headache,some patients need an brain MRI. MRI is best Diagnostic modality for the diagnosis and management of secondary headache and vertigo. CONCLUSION: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a finest diagnostic modality that creates detailed images of the organs and tissues in your body using a magnetic field and computer-generated radio waves. It is considered as the best diagnostic method for the diagnosis and therapy of secondary headache and vertigo. A modest percentage of medical institution fundamental positive findings in neuroimaging are seen in MRI of patients with headache. In these patients, the cost-effectiveness of MRI as a screening tool is of limited benefit.

Keywords

Headache, Primary Headache, Secondary Headache, Vertigo, MRI

Article Details

How to Cite
Waheed, T. ., Zulfiqar, T. ., & Ali, A. . (2022). MRI Findings In Patients With Headache And Vertigo. Medical Science Journal for Advance Research, 3(4), 265–268. https://doi.org/10.46966/msjar.v3i4.96

References

  1. Rai GS, Rai T, Jain L, Vyas MM, Roshan R. Evaluation of CT and MRI findings among patients presented with chief complaint of headache in central India. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research: JCDR 2016; 10(2): TC21.
  2. Clinch CR. Evaluation of acute headaches in adults. American family physician 2001; 63(4): 685.
  3. Eller M, Goadsby PJ. MRI in headache. Expert review of neurotherapeutics 2013; 13(3): 263-73.
  4. Pollak L, Osherov M, Berkovitz N, Beckerman I, Stryjer R, Tal S. Magnetic resonance brain imaging in patients with visual vertigo. Brain and behavior 2015; 5(11): e00402.
  5. Peters KS. Secondary headache and head pain emergencies. Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice 2004; 31(2): 381-93.
  6. Goadsby PJ. To scan or not to scan in headache. British Medical Journal Publishing Group; 2004. p. 469-70.
  7. Rai GS, Rai T, Jain L, Vyas MM, Roshan R. Evaluation of CT and MRI Findings among Patients Presented with Chief Complaint of Headache in Central India. J Clin Diagn Res 2016; 10(2): Tc21-5.
  8. Silberstein SD. Sex hormones and headache. Rev Neurol (Paris) 2000; 156 Suppl 4: 4s30-41.
  9. Tsushima Y, Endo K. MR imaging in the evaluation of chronic or recurrent headache. Radiology 2005; 235(2): 575-9.

Most read articles by the same author(s)

1 2 > >>