WALTER B. SHEPPARD
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A layman, who has been subject to migraine for forty-seven years; who is quite familiar with its voluminous literature, and who is fairly well versed in what little is known about the human metabolism, may possibly have made some observations worthy of notice by the medical fraternity.
Migraine is not an ache, but an acute pain, typically localized above and posterior to the supra-orbital process; but it may rarely be parietal or occipital, and it may switch its site in different attacks or in the same attack. It is a distinct pathological entity, always inherited, though in transmission it
SHEPPARD WB. A Layman Considers Migraine1. Ann Intern Med. 1932;5:1532–1539. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-12-1532
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;5(12):1532-1539.
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