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Migraine with Aura MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Migraine with Aura
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Scope Note
A subtype of migraine disorder, characterized by recurrent attacks of reversible neurological symptoms (aura) that precede or accompany the headache. Aura may include a combination of sensory disturbances, such as blurred VISION; HALLUCINATIONS; VERTIGO; NUMBNESS; and difficulty in concentrating and speaking. Aura is usually followed by features of the COMMON MIGRAINE, such as PHOTOPHOBIA; PHONOPHOBIA; and NAUSEA. (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)
Entry Term(s)
Acute Onset Aura Migraine
Basilar Artery Migraine
Basilar Migraine
Basilar-Type Migraine
Classic Migraine
Classical Migraine
Complicated Migraine
Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
Hemiplegic Migraine, Familial
Hemiplegic-Ophthalmoplegic Migraine
Migraine Aura without Headache
Migraine with Acute Onset Aura
Migraine with Prolonged Aura
Migraine with Typical Aura
Migraine, Classic
Migraine, Prolonged Aura
Typical Aura without Headache
NLM Classification #
WL 344
Previous Indexing
Migraine (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2006; use CLASSIC MIGRAINE 2000-2005; for COMPLICATED MIGRAINE see MIGRAINE 2000-2005
History Note
2006 (2000); for COMPLICATED MIGRAINE use MIGRAINE 2000-2005
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Migraine with Aura Preferred
Familial Hemiplegic Migraine Narrower
Migraine with Typical Aura Narrower
Migraine with Acute Onset Aura Narrower
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Basilar-Type Migraine Narrower
Migraine Aura without Headache Narrower
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