Neurological Sciences

, Volume 31, Supplement 1, pp 107–109 | Cite as

Migraine and vertigo: two diseases with the same pathogenesis?

Secondary Headaches


Vertigo and migraine are known to be frequently associated. However, only recently, the etiological links between the two diseases are being investigated and explained. More and more interest is being attracted by migrainous vertigo, an isolated entity that might deserve inclusion in the International Classification of Headache Disorders. The authors briefly review the main links between migraine and vertigo.


Vertigo Migraine Migrainous vertigo Meniere 


Conflict of interest statement

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest related to the publication of this article.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Head and Neck Department, S. Paolo HospitalUniversity of MilanMilanItaly

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