Homocysteine plasma levels in patients with migraine with aura
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- Moschiano, F., D’Amico, D., Usai, S. et al. Neurol Sci (2008) 29: 173. doi:10.1007/s10072-008-0917-2
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We investigated homocysteine plasma levels in 136 MA sufferers and in 117 sex-and age-matched controls. Mean homocysteine plasma levels — as well as the proportion of subjects with hyperhomocysteinaemia — were significantly higher in patients with MA than in healthy controls. Hyperhomocysteinaemia may be a link between MA and ischaemic stroke.