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What is the medical term for arthritis that causes pain in the head, similar to hypertension symptoms?
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Dr. Carlos Kier
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Arteritis
You may be referring to temporal arteritis which is classically an inflammation of the temporal artery(other arteries may be involved) and typically manifested by scalp tenderness, temporal pain, jaw pain when chewing, and visual disturbances.

In brief: Arteritis
You may be referring to temporal arteritis which is classically an inflammation of the temporal artery(other arteries may be involved) and typically manifested by scalp tenderness, temporal pain, jaw pain when chewing, and visual disturbances.
Dr. Carlos Kier
Dr. Carlos Kier
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Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Unclear
"arthritis" in the head could refer to several things that can cause headaches.
Tempo-mandibular syndrome is inflammation in the hinge joint between upper and lower jaw often causing various types of headaches. Neck or cervical spine arthritis can cause headaches. Rarely the temporal arteries in front of & above the ear get inflamed causing temporal arthritis which lead to headaches.

In brief: Unclear
"arthritis" in the head could refer to several things that can cause headaches.
Tempo-mandibular syndrome is inflammation in the hinge joint between upper and lower jaw often causing various types of headaches. Neck or cervical spine arthritis can cause headaches. Rarely the temporal arteries in front of & above the ear get inflamed causing temporal arthritis which lead to headaches.
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
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