Latest ICHD classification and diagnosis of migraine Stories

2006-01-27 11:15:00

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children who have migraine with aura are at substantially increased risk of developing epilepsy, researchers from the United States and Iceland report. However, they found no apparent relationship between seizures and migraine without aura. Senior investigator Dr. W. Allen Hauser told Reuters Health, "a possible association between migraine and epilepsy has long been recognized, but the exact relationship is not clear." This study, he added, shows...

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