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Related to abdominal migraine: Abdominal epilepsy
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.
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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
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Another term that is sometimes used for CVS.
Mentioned in: Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
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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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