Acute confusional migraine: a variant not to be missed.

  title={Acute confusional migraine: a variant not to be missed.},
  author={Rajesh Kumar Verma and Ritesh Sahu and Anupam Jaiswal and Neeraj Kumar},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
A middle age woman who had frequent migraines was admitted with memory loss following severe unilateral headache, restlessness and confusion. Investigations including haematology, biochemistry, cerebrospinal fluid analysis serology and imaging were normal. As she had frequent migraines with a history of ophthalmoplegic migraine, acute confusional migraine was thought of as a possibility. The patient responded dramatically to intravenous sodium valproate. We report this case to emphasise that… CONTINUE READING

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