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Migraine Headache Equivalent


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  • The chapters present detailed, methodical guidelines f or the workup of the patient with chronic pelvic pain and for the diag nosis and treatment of the many disorders that cause pelvic discomfort.[books.google.com]
  • We report a 14-year-old girl who presented with yearly attacks of bilateral internal ophthalmoplegia, nausea and headache, since the age of nine. The episodic isolated bilateral mydriasis in this child is believed to be a migraine equivalent.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Only the scale for anxiety presents three distinct versions: 8–10 years (“e”), 11–13 years (“m”) and 14–18 years (“s”).[thejournalofheadacheandpain.springeropen.com]
  • Migrainous headache is determined by pathogenetic mechanisms that are also able to affect the peripheral and/or central vestibular system, so that vestibular symptoms may substitute and/or present with headache.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • It may occur in the myocardial tissue of patients with migraine headache, which may eventually present with a clinical manifestation similar to CSX (2,5).[onlinejacc.org]
Abdominal Pain
  • Although not common, the most prevalent migraine equivalent is “abdominal migraine”, which is characterized by recurrent episodes of vomiting and abdominal pain without headache.[headaches.org]
  • Abu Arafeh I (1998) Long term follow up of children with recurrent abdominal pain: Definition of recurrent abdominal pain was not applied. BMJ 317: 682-683.[headache.imedpub.com]
  • In addition, several children had a positive family history for migraine, headache was frequently associated with the crisis and other signs of a ‘periodic syndrome’ (motion sickness, cyclic vomiting, abdominal pain) were present, unrelated to vertiginous[karger.com]
  • pain Because many of the symptoms of silent migraines are the same as the symptoms for stroke or a transient ischemic attack (TIA), sometimes called a mini-stroke, it is very important to see a medical professional immediately to diagnose the cause of[migraine.com]
  • pain Loss of hearing Even without the pain of a migraine, the other symptoms can be temporarily disturbing and can upset the normal day.[migrainerelief.co]
Scotoma
  • The classic scintillating scotoma with fortification spectrum is suggestive of migraine. Residual visual field defects may indicate another underlying process, such as cerebrovascular disease or a vascular malformation.[aao.org]
  • The following observations were made regarding auras: The typical visual aura started with a flickering uncolored zig-zag line in the center of the visual field and gradually progressed toward the periphery of one hemifield, often leaving a scotoma.[hmsphysiology.pbworks.com]
  • […] typical migraines. [8] [9] Individuals who experience acephalgic migraines in childhood are highly likely to develop typical migraines as they grow older. [10] Among women, incidents of acephalgic migraine increase during perimenopause. [7] Scintillating scotoma[en.wikipedia.org]
  • The Varying Frequency of Migraines, and Health Risks I have had migraine equivalents (aura without headache) once or twice a year for the last 20 years: I get a scintillating scotoma that fades within half an hour.[consults.blogs.nytimes.com]
  • There are many other migraine equivalents [ 19, 20 ] (old terminology for episodic syndromes) described in the literature like hemianopia, scintillating scotomas, ophthalmoplegias, blurring of vision, amaurosis fugax, diplopia, oculosympathetic palsy,[headache.imedpub.com]
Scintillating Scotoma
  • The classic scintillating scotoma with fortification spectrum is suggestive of migraine. Residual visual field defects may indicate another underlying process, such as cerebrovascular disease or a vascular malformation.[aao.org]
  • scotoma is the most common symptom [11] which usually happens concurrently with Expanding Fortification Spectra. [12] Also frequently reported is monocular blindness. [13] Acephalgic migraines typically do not persist more than a few hours and may last[en.wikipedia.org]
  • The Varying Frequency of Migraines, and Health Risks I have had migraine equivalents (aura without headache) once or twice a year for the last 20 years: I get a scintillating scotoma that fades within half an hour.[consults.blogs.nytimes.com]
  • There are many other migraine equivalents [ 19, 20 ] (old terminology for episodic syndromes) described in the literature like hemianopia, scintillating scotomas, ophthalmoplegias, blurring of vision, amaurosis fugax, diplopia, oculosympathetic palsy,[headache.imedpub.com]
Pelvic Pain
  • The chapters present detailed, methodical guidelines f or the workup of the patient with chronic pelvic pain and for the diag nosis and treatment of the many disorders that cause pelvic discomfort.[books.google.com]
Headache
  • Continue Learning about Migraine Headaches Migraine Headaches Migraine headaches are severe headaches that can last for hours or days. The pain can be so severe that the headache causes nausea and vomiting.[sharecare.com]
  • Posted at 21:11h in Headache Fact Sheets This term applies to migraine that exhibits itself in a form other than head pain.[headaches.org]
  • Unfortunately, there is no listing for migraine headaches. Our firm recently successfully argued that a claimant with migraine headaches was the medical equivalent of meeting the listing for seizure disorders.[donpilzer.com]
  • […] suffering from headache.[thejournalofheadacheandpain.springeropen.com]
  • Migrainous headache is determined by pathogenetic mechanisms that are also able to affect the peripheral and/or central vestibular system, so that vestibular symptoms may substitute and/or present with headache.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Dizziness
  • This edition includes a new chapter on the dizzy patient.[books.google.de]
  • Migraine headaches are one of the most common causes of dizziness. Dizziness in migraine may occur with the HA, prior to or after the HA or completely independent of the HA. It is common to have dizziness as the only symptom of a migraine HA.[earassociates.com]
  • Dizziness, drowsiness, or nausea may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.[rxlist.com]
  • Some include: dimenhydrinate (Gravol) metoclopramide (Reglan) prochlorperazine (Compazine) promethazine (Phenergan) trimethobenzamide (Tigan) These drugs may make you drowsy, less alert, or dizzy, and have other possible side effects.[healthline.com]
  • Side effects of triptans can include nausea, dizziness, rapid heart rate and muscle weakness.[livestrong.com]
Vertigo
  • Based on such considerations, we proposed a classification of vertigo and other vestibular disorders related to migraine, and believe that a particular variant of migraine-related vertigo should be introduced, namely "epigone migraine vertigo" (EMV):[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • These are “Cyclical vomiting syndrome” (1.6.1.1), “Abdominal migraine” (1.6.1.2), “Benign paroxysmal vertigo (1.6.2) and “Benign paroxysmal torticollis” (1.6.3) [ 1 ].[thejournalofheadacheandpain.springeropen.com]
  • Five patients with migraine equivalent symptoms that include vertigo are presented. The vertigo was the dominant symptom in some cases and was accompanied by nausea and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Benign Paroxysmal Vertigo is considered as an early manifestation of migraine related vertigo.[headache.imedpub.com]
  • Migraine and Vertigo 25% of migraineurs experience vertigo along with their other migraine symptoms. In many patients seen at our balance center, vertigo is the predominant feature of their migraine.[entad.org]
Stroke
  • Prevention of death, myocardial infarction, and stroke by prolonged antiplatelet therapy in various categories of patients. ‎ 115 ページ - North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial Collaborators; Beneficial Effect of Carotid Endarterectomy[books.google.com]
  • Prevention of death, myocardial infarction, and stroke by prolonged antiplatelet therapy in various categories of patients. ‎[books.google.de]
  • Needless to say, he was concerned that he was having a stroke. How common are these symptoms, and is there a connection between migraine and stroke? Can a migraine cause a stroke? Shari, Kiel, Wis.[consults.blogs.nytimes.com]
  • Branson's incoherence fuelled internet speculation that she suffered an on-air stroke. But doctors at the University of California, where she went to get a brain scan and blood tests, ruled it out.[telegraph.co.uk]
  • Ruling out stroke and other more serious disorders is crucial since the typical migraine head pain is not present.[migraine.com]
Sinus Headache
  • “They’re told they have migraines or they’re told they have sinus headaches or some other thing.” Mike Scott, 42, thought for years that he was suffering from sinus headaches.[theatlantic.com]

Workup

  • The chapters present detailed, methodical guidelines f or the workup of the patient with chronic pelvic pain and for the diag nosis and treatment of the many disorders that cause pelvic discomfort.[books.google.com]
  • These patient’s often undergo extensive abdominal and intestinal workups for infection or other intrinsic diseases of the bowel which are negative.[entad.org]

Treatment

  • Beware, however, that tension headaches, as opposed to migraines, are not necessarily neurological in origin, and cannot merit this treatment.[donpilzer.com]
  • The chapters present detailed, methodical guidelines f or the workup of the patient with chronic pelvic pain and for the diag nosis and treatment of the many disorders that cause pelvic discomfort.[books.google.com]
  • It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.[sharecare.com]
  • A randomized, controlled trial of methylprednisolone or naloxone in the treatment of acute spinal-cord injury. ‎ xiii ページ - Knowledge is of two kinds.[books.google.com]
  • A randomized, controlled trial of methylprednisolone or naloxone in the treatment of acute spinal-cord injury. ‎ Seite xiii - Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. ‎[books.google.de]

Prognosis

  • First, genetics undoubtedly plays a very prominent role in determining the frequency, severity and long-term prognosis of migraine for an individual sufferer.[consults.blogs.nytimes.com]
  • Dignan F, Abu Arafeh, Russel G (2001) The prognosis of childhood abdominal migraine. Arch Dis Child 84: 415-418. Mcgrath PJ, Goodman JT, Firestone P (1983) Recurrent abdominal pain: a psychogenic disorder. Arch Dis Child 58: 888-890.[headache.imedpub.com]

Etiology

  • J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38(7):852–860 PubMed View Article Google Scholar Guidetti V, Galli F (2002) Psychiatric comorbidity in chronic daily headache: pathophysiology, etiology, and diagnosis.[thejournalofheadacheandpain.springeropen.com]

Pathophysiology

  • After the ongoing evidence on the multifaceted pathophysiology of CSX, it became even more clear that there is a need for a pragmatic approach to education and training of medical practitioners in the management of patients, especially in refractory patients[onlinejacc.org]
  • J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38(7):852–860 PubMed View Article Google Scholar Guidetti V, Galli F (2002) Psychiatric comorbidity in chronic daily headache: pathophysiology, etiology, and diagnosis.[thejournalofheadacheandpain.springeropen.com]

Prevention

  • Talk to your doctor to see what you can do to control your migraine symptoms and what you can do to prevent them.[sharecare.com]
  • Prevention of death, myocardial infarction, and stroke by prolonged antiplatelet therapy in various categories of patients. ‎ 115 ページ - North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial Collaborators; Beneficial Effect of Carotid Endarterectomy[books.google.com]
  • Prevention of death, myocardial infarction, and stroke by prolonged antiplatelet therapy in various categories of patients. ‎[books.google.de]
  • Antidepressants, anti-seizure drugs and antihistamines have also been used to prevent migraines. A doctor can help you choose the best medicinal route if you need preventive medication.[livestrong.com]
  • Preventive (prophylactic) medications are taken on a regular basis to prevent headaches before they start and may lower the frequency and severity of migraines, or prevent them all together.[migrelief.com]

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