How is migraine without aura diagnosed?

Updated: Jan 18, 2019
  • Author: Aaron G Benson, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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During the clinical evaluation, at least 1 of the following occurs:

  • History and physical examination findings do not suggest another disorder

  • History and physical examination findings do suggest another disorder, but the other disorder is ruled out by appropriate investigations (eg, magnetic resonance imaging [MRI] or computed tomography [CT] scanning of the head).


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