MATTHEW T. MOORE, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The older clinical descriptions of the migraine syndrome have been little altered in this era in which interest has been centered on the basic neurophysiologic mechanisms involved in the migraine attack. It is still accepted that there exist clinical variants of common migraine or hemicrania, such as ophthalmic migraine, abdominal migraine, psychic equivalents of migraine, ophthalmoplegic migraine and facioplegic migraine. These variants remain to be explained. The old controversy as to the relation of migraine to epilepsy remains unsettled and the newer experimental work on migraine does not fully explain the different immediate mechanisms which must be operative to produce
MOORE MT. ABDOMINAL EPILEPSY VERSUS "ABDOMINAL MIGRAINE"1. Ann Intern Med. ;33:122–133. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-33-1-122
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;33(1):122-133.
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