Systematic Chart Review of Carotidynia Patients (TIPIC)
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
adult patients suffering from acute cervical pain or tenderness, fulfilling the characteristics of an idiopathic neck pain syndrome, and presenting with abnormalities of carotid arteries on dedicated vessel imaging
acute cervical tenderness or neck pain fulfilling the characteristics of an idiopathic neck pain syndrome as defined by the International Headache Society in 1988
the performing of a diagnostic imaging like MRI, CT or US of the cervical area with a dedicated vessel analysis
unilateral or bilateral abnormalities of common carotid, carotid bifurcation or internal carotid arteries on dedicated vessel imaging.
patients without imaging, or without dedicated vessel analysis
patients presenting with pain caused by a clearly identified vascular disease on dedicated vessel analysis imaging such as carotid occlusion, carotid dissection, vasculitis like giant cell arteritis.
patients with no abnormality on cervical or vessel imaging