Headache in Athletes March 2011. Kevin deWeber, MD, FAAFP Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship USUHS. Objectives. Describe headache types see in those who exercise Outline characteristics of life-threatening conditions that can cause headaches
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Kevin deWeber, MD, FAAFP
Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship
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A 52 yo healthy female was at her usual jazzercize class 2 d/a when she notes onset of acute HA on left side of her head. It has pounding quality, is moderately severe, and associated with partial visual loss on right visual field. HA has lessened to 1/10, but visual loss persists.
ROS: No other sxs
PMH: h/o migraines
Exam: visual acuity 20/20 but with patchy visual field deficit. Neuro exam is o/w normal.