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Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging findings in ophthalmoplegic migraine.
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PMID:  20472197     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A patient with ophthalmoplegic migraine is described, and his computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging findings are discussed. According to our results, triad migraine, third nerve palsy, and focal enhancement of an enlarged third cranial nerve at the root exit zone should be considered pathognomonic of the disease, and further examinations should be avoided. Pathogenetic theories of the disease are discussed, and we suggest a new pathogenetic theory.
Laura Miglio; Paola Feraco; Giovanni Tani; Paolo Ambrosetto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric neurology     Volume:  42     ISSN:  1873-5150     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Neurol.     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-17     Completed Date:  2010-08-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508183     Medline TA:  Pediatr Neurol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  434-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Pediatric Radiology, S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna University, Bologna, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Migraine Disorders / complications,  pathology,  radiography*
Neurologic Examination
Oculomotor Nerve Diseases / complications,  pathology,  radiography
Ophthalmoplegia / complications,  pathology,  radiography*

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