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Migraine Disorders MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Migraine Disorders
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Scope Note
A class of disabling primary headache disorders, characterized by recurrent unilateral pulsatile headaches. The two major subtypes are common migraine (without aura) and classic migraine (with aura or neurological symptoms). (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)
Entry Term(s)
Abdominal Migraine
Acute Confusional Migraine
Cervical Migraine Syndrome
Headache, Migraine
Hemicrania Migraine
Migraine Headache
Migraine Variant
Sick Headache
Status Migrainosus
NLM Classification #
WL 344
Public MeSH Note
2006; see MIGRAINE 1963-2005
History Note
2006 (1963)
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Migraine Disorders Preferred
Acute Confusional Migraine Narrower
Status Migrainosus Narrower
Abdominal Migraine Narrower
Cervical Migraine Syndrome Narrower
Hemicrania Migraine Narrower
Migraine Variant Narrower
Sick Headache Narrower
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