What are the signs and symptoms of basilar pediatric migraine headache?

Updated: Jan 02, 2019
  • Author: J Ivan Lopez, MD, FAAN, FAHS; Chief Editor: George I Jallo, MD  more...
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With basilar migraine, the pathogenesis involves vasoconstriction of the basilar and posterior cerebral arteries, which is well known to be an epiphenomenon in migraines and is not the cause of the headache. Diplopia, vertigo, tinnitus, or ataxia may also be noted.


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