abdominal migraine


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ab·dom·i·nal mi·graine

1. migraine in children accompanied by paroxysmal abdominal pain. This must be distinguished from similar symptoms requiring surgical attention.
2. a disorder that causes intermittent abdominal pain and is believed to be related to migraine; abdominal migraine has some of the features of migraine, for example, there may be a strong family history of migraine headaches, and the condition may be relieved by sleep; however, a headache may not be present. The diagnosis depends on excluding other causes of abdominal pain.

abdominal migraine

Intermittent attacks of prolonged and intense upper abdominal pain, often associated with nausea or vomiting. The condition is considered a variant of migraine headache. Synonym: cyclic vomiting syndrome
See also: migraine

Abdominal migraine

Another term that is sometimes used for CVS.

ab·dom·i·nal mi·graine

(ab-domi-năl mīgrān)
1. Migraine in children accompanied by paroxysmal abdominal pain. This must be distinguished from similar symptoms requiring surgical attention.
2. Disorder that causes intermittent abdominal pain and is believed to be related to migraines.
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Preventive measures are available, important because abdominal migraine is a predictor for adult migraine.
Abdominal migraine is often overlooked as children are tested by any number of specialists with a series of exclusions or elimination of other organic causes.
Carson said no significant relationship was identified among those with abdominal migraine and those who had family histories of either abdominal pain or headache.
He found that around four per cent of children, aged between five and 15, had recurrent attacks of abdominal pain, which could be called abdominal migraine. And 10.6 per cent of children, aged between five and 15, suffered from head migraine.
(1) Intravenous valproic acid was found to be effective in aborting abdominal migraine by Tan et al7, however, our patient did not respond to it.
There's approximately a 2% incidence of a syndrome of abdominal migraine and cyclic vomiting in school-age children, he estimated.
Around 15% of children with recurrent abdominal pain actually suffer from abdominal migraines.
-- Abdominal migraine may be responsible for up to 15% of all cases of idiopathic recurrent abdominal pain in children, according to an analysis of records from more than 400 children.
The specialist thinks it is an abdominal migraine. I thought this was a headache.
Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS), sometimes referred to as an "abdominal migraine," is a rare and unexplained disorder of children, and some adults, which was described by Dr.
The causes of functional RAP include irritable bowel syndrome, dyspepsia, abdominal migraine, aerophagia, and psychiatric disorders.
The criteria classify pediatric FGID into functional abdominal pain, functional dyspepsia, IBS, and abdominal migraine. Pain has to occur at least once a week for 2 months or more to meet the criteria.