Association between migraine and headache attributed to stroke: A case-control study

Katiuscia Nardi, Lucilla Parnetti, Maria L. Pieri, Paolo Eusebi, Paolo Calabresi, Paola Sarchielli

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Abstract

Background. - Several studies were carried out to investigate the occurrence of headache attributed to acute stroke in patients with a lifetime history of migraine. Methods. - In a case-control series of 96 acute stroke patients with a lifetime history of migraine (M+) and 96 stroke patients without (M-), ischemic stroke patients only, without secondary infarction, were selected. The headache attributed to acute ischemic stroke was then analyzed. Results. - (M+) patients complained of headache more often than (M-) patients (P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1468-1475
Number of pages8
JournalHeadache
Volume48
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2008

Keywords

  • Cerebral infarction
  • Headache attributed to ischemic stroke
  • Migraine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neurology

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