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Epileptic Disorders

, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp 456–456 | Cite as

Seizure or migraine? The eternal dilemma

Comment on: “recurrent occipital seizures misdiagnosed as status migrainosus” by Italiano et al. (Epileptic Disord 2011; 13: 197–201)
Letter to the Editor
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Keywords

Migraine Status Epilepticus Partial Status Epilepticus Occipital Lobe Epilepsy Ictal Headache 
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