Which conditions are thought to be precursors of migraine in children?

Updated: Aug 15, 2019
  • Author: William C Robertson, Jr, MD; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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Conditions that are relatively common in the pediatric population and are thought to be variations and/or precursors of migraine include the following:

  • Paroxysmal torticollis in infants

  • Benign paroxysmal vertigo in toddlers

  • Cyclic vomiting

  • Transient global amnesia - Rare in children

  • Acute confusional migraine


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