53. 7 elements of critical ddx for headache with key characteristics October 15th, 2007 by reuben in .headache Swadron Headache List of indications for CT in headache, from NYU ED headache guideline. Back Top Tags: card 52. 6 properties of ictal events / 6 investigations to consider in seizure patient 54. Noncritical causes of headache Responses to “53. 7 elements of critical ddx for headache with key characteristics” Top down headache: DDx: SAH Meningoencephalitis ICH / increased ICP (e.g. from tumor) CO toxicity Temporal arteritis Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis Cerebral artery dissection Hypertensive encephalopathy Acute angle closure glaucoma Idiopathic intracranial hypertension Rare: pre-eclampsia, pheochromocytoma Diagnostic options: CT brain LP CT angio neck MRV ESR Fundoscopy Co-oximetry reuben at 2011-02-24 17:14 Leave a Reply Cancel reply Please post any discussion to the emupdates Reddit page.