hemiplegic migraine

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hem·i·ple·gic mi·graine

a form associated with transient hemiplegia.
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She was diagnosed with hemiplegic migraine with aura upon negative head CT scan done 12 hours after the event.
Mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes (MELAS), cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL), [sup][19] familial hemiplegic migraine, [sup][20] PRES, and tumor recurrence are the five alternative diagnoses most strongly favored in the initial evaluation.{Table 2}
(1996) Familial hemiplegic migraine and episodic ataxia type-2 are caused by mutations in the [Ca.sup.2+] channel gene CACNL1A4.
But there is one kind of migraine, called familial hemiplegic migraine, that appears to have an even stronger genetic component.
BERLIN - The factors that patients report to be triggers of familial hemiplegic migraine appear to coincide in many instances with the same triggers reported by migraine patients with and without aura, according to findings from a questionnaire-based study.
Hemiplegic migraine in childhood: diagnostic and therapeutic aspects.
" The hemiplegic migraine can cause temporary one sided paralysis and sometimes loss of balance and dizziness," says Dr Gupta.
Eventually, hemiplegic migraine was diagnosed on the basis of negative investigations and a retrospective history of the patient's migraine.