Migraine, mitral valve prolapse and platelet function in the pediatric age group

G. Lanzi, A. M. Grandi, G. Gamba, U. Balottin, F. Barzizza, P. Longoni, E. Fazzi, A. Venco

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Abstract

The authors evaluated 58 pediatric patients (39 females) suffering from various kinds of migraine in order to assess the prevalence of mitral valve prolapse, using echocardiography, and platelet function, using standard platelet aggregation tests. The patients were grouped as follows: 14 subjects with muscle contraction headache, 9 subjects with common migraine, 13 subjects with classic migraine, 22 subjects with complicated migraine. The authors examined as a control group 30 normal subjects matched for age and sex with the patients. Prevalence of MVP in subjects with complicated migraine (59%) was significantly higher as compared to the other groups of patients (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)142-145
Number of pages4
JournalHeadache
Volume26
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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