It is important not to confuse the Cluster Headache with other headaches (1) , because the confusion is very common among patients but also among general practitioners:
- The migraine
- The trigeminal neuralgia
- Giant-cell arteritis
- Chronic paroxysmal hemicrania
- SUNCT syndrome (Short Lasting Unilateral Nevralgiform Headache with Conjunctival Injection and Tearing )
- 1. Clickable links to the different headaches are cited examples. You can find other descriptions via your favorite search engine.