Ophthalmoplegic migraine: still a diagnostic dilemma?

  title={Ophthalmoplegic migraine: still a diagnostic dilemma?},
  author={K. Ravishankar},
  journal={Current pain and headache reports},
  volume={12 4},
The term ophthalmoplegic migraine (OM) was first coined by Charcot in 1890. This condition was included as a migraine variant in the first Headache Classification of the International Headache Society in 1988. Based on postcontrast enhancement seen on MRI in some patients who were diagnosed with OM, there was a suggestion that this could be an inflammatory/demyelinating disorder; therefore, it was moved out of the "migraine" group and repositioned as a "neuralgia" in the revised 2004… CONTINUE READING

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