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Transient ischaemic attack with trigeminal autonomic symptoms
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    Dear Editor,

    Maramattom presents an interesting case of ponto-mesencephalic infarct with cranio-facial autonomic symptoms.[1] The absolute sine qua non for trigeminal autonomic cephalagias (TACs) is headache, not cranio- facial autonomic symptoms. This patient [1] never had headache; strictly speaking, TACs do not enter the differential diagnosis. This emphasis has important clinical bearing as indomethacin, a pote...

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