Migraine, Migralepsy and Basilar Migraine
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Both epilepsy and migraine are common chronic neurological disorders with episodic attacks (CDEA) (Haut et al. 2006). These disorders are the two leading reasons for outpatient visitation to a neurologist and they occur together in the same individual with surprising frequency (Ottman and Lipton 1994) ( Fig. 93-1). The sensory, motor, and cognitive features of migraine and epilepsy often overlap, creating challenges in differential diagnosis. Because the disorders are highly comorbid, an even greater challenge is rendering concomitant diagnoses by recognizing two distinct CDEAs in the same person.
KeywordsMigraine With Aura Cortical Spreading Depression Migraine Aura Visual Aura Headache Classification Committee
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