Chapter

Migraine

Robert W. Baloh, Vicente Honrubia and Kevin A. Kerber

in Baloh and Honrubia's Clinical Neurophysiology of the Vestibular System, Fourth Edition

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780195387834
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322787 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195387834.003.0012

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

Migraine

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Migraine is a complex multigenetic disorder that renders one susceptible to vascular and chemical changes in the brain that can lead to many different symptoms.1 The hallmark feature of the disorder is severe attacks of headaches. However, migraine is also characterized by many other features, including dizziness, visual phenomenon, hypersensitivities to sensory stimuli, nausea, paresthesias, and even frank focal weakness in some cases.

Chapter.  8828 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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