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Migraine occurring for the first time in pregnancy.
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PMID:  2335476     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Nine patients referred for neurological opinion over a 4 yr. period were identified as having migraine occurring for the first time with pregnancy. The nature of their attacks, results of investigation, the progress of the pregnancy and the prognosis for headache post-partum are presented. One patient had common migraine, the remainder, either classical or complicated attacks. Patients presented at variable stages of pregnancy; four developed complications, including pre-eclamptic toxemia in two. The prognosis for headache during the follow up period of up to 54 months was excellent. The factors influencing migraine in pregnancy are discussed.
A M Chancellor; S J Wroe; R E Cull
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Headache     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0017-8748     ISO Abbreviation:  Headache     Publication Date:  1990 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-06-14     Completed Date:  1990-06-14     Revised Date:  2009-02-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985091R     Medline TA:  Headache     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  224-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medical Neurology, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Estrogens / physiology
Follow-Up Studies
Menstrual Cycle
Migraine Disorders / complications*,  physiopathology
Postpartum Period
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular* / physiopathology
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