What is retinal migraine?

Updated: Jan 31, 2018
  • Author: William C Robertson, Jr, MD; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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These migraines involve repeated attacks of monocular scotoma or blindness, usually followed by headache. The patient must have normal ophthalmologic examination findings between attacks. Retinal abnormalities and/or embolism should be excluded.


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