Migraine with Typical Aura

  • Jes OlesenEmail author
  • Elena Lebedeva
Part of the Headache book series (HEAD)


This case involves migraine with typical aura and headache in addition to migraine with typical aura without headache and frequent episodic tension-type headache. The case emphasizes that multiple diagnoses are sometimes necessary. A precise diagnosis of aura requires specific questions. Both acute and prophylactic treatment must be carefully adjusted, which requires several visits. In this case, expert diagnosis and treatment led to a positive result, which is established in the majority of patients with typical aura.


Migraine Attack Prophylactic Treatment Visual Disturbance Migraine With Aura Cortical Spreading Depression 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurologyDanish Headache Centre, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup HospitalGlostrupDenmark
  2. 2.Department of Urgent NeurologyThe Urals State Medical AcademyEkaterinburgRussia

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