Ictal epileptic headache mimicking status migrainosus: EEG and DWI-MRI findings

Vincenzo Belcastro, Pasquale Striano, Laura Pierguidi, Paolo Calabresi, Nicola Tambasco

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Abstract

We report a case of a patient with status migrainosus unresponsive to analgesic therapy in whom electroencephalographic recording revealed an epileptic origin. Intravenous administration of lorazepam induced the prompt resolution of the symptoms.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)160-162
Number of pages3
JournalHeadache
Volume51
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011

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Migraine Disorders
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Analgesics
Electroencephalography
Stroke
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • EEG
  • epilepsy
  • migraine
  • status epilepticus
  • status migrainosus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neurology

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Ictal epileptic headache mimicking status migrainosus : EEG and DWI-MRI findings. / Belcastro, Vincenzo; Striano, Pasquale; Pierguidi, Laura; Calabresi, Paolo; Tambasco, Nicola.

In: Headache, Vol. 51, No. 1, 01.2011, p. 160-162.

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Belcastro, Vincenzo ; Striano, Pasquale ; Pierguidi, Laura ; Calabresi, Paolo ; Tambasco, Nicola. / Ictal epileptic headache mimicking status migrainosus : EEG and DWI-MRI findings. In: Headache. 2011 ; Vol. 51, No. 1. pp. 160-162.
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