Migraine in the Pediatric Population—Evolving Concepts

  title={Migraine in the Pediatric Population—Evolving Concepts},
  author={Marcelo Eduardo Bigal and Marco Ant{\^o}nio Arruda},
  journal={Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain},
  • M. Bigal, M. Arruda
  • Published 1 July 2010
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
(Headache 2010;50:1130‐1143) 

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