Migraine and risk of ischaemic stroke: a case-control study.

  title={Migraine and risk of ischaemic stroke: a case-control study.},
  author={Christophe Tzourio and Serge Iglesias and J B Hubert and Jean Marc Visy and Annick Alp{\'e}rovitch and Alain Djacoba Tehindrazanarivelo and V Biousse and France Woimant and Marie Germaine Bousser},
  volume={307 6899},
OBJECTIVES To determine whether migraine is a risk factor for ischaemic stroke. DESIGN A case-control study. SETTING Two hospitals in Paris. SUBJECTS 212 patients with stroke (137 men and 75 women) and 212 controls matched for sex, age (to within five years), and history of hypertension. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Ischaemic stroke, confirmed by brain… CONTINUE READING