What are migraine variants?

Updated: Oct 21, 2019
  • Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Migraine variants include the following:

  • Childhood periodic syndromes

  • Late-life migrainous accompaniments

  • Migraine with brainstem aura

  • Hemiplegic migraine

  • Status migrainosus

  • Retinal migraine

See the Medscape Reference article Childhood Migraine Variants for more information on these topics.


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