Childhood Migraine

Lawrence C. Newman and Morris Levin

in Headache and Facial Pain

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780195373875
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322800 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Childhood Migraine

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Headache diagnosis and treatment in children differ from clinical approaches in adults. One example is the category of “migraine precursors,” such as abdominal migraine and cyclic vomiting. This chapter provides a clear diagnostic schema for these childhood conditions and reviews the basics of migraine treatment in children.

Chapter.  1160 words. 

Subjects: Neurology ; Pain Medicine

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