Migraine and stroke: current perspectives.

  title={Migraine and stroke: current perspectives.},
  author={Debra G Elliott},
  journal={Neurological research},
  volume={30 8},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this article is to review the latest concepts regarding migraine and ischemic stroke. In addition, focal neurological deficits and MRI changes in migraine patients will be reviewed. METHODS A PubMed search of neurological literature pertaining to this study was conducted using specific keyword search terms pertaining to migraine and ischemic stroke. RESULTS Migraine, especially with aura, is a relative risk factor for stroke. Neuroimaging demonstrates the posterior… CONTINUE READING