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Migraine in the Emergency Department

  • Justin M. DeLange
  • Jerry W. SwansonEmail author
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Part of the Headache book series (HEAD)

Abstract

A 36-year-old woman comes to the emergency department because of acute throbbing headache that began 12 h previously and is associated with nausea and vomiting. She has a past history of migraine headaches with visual aura dating to age 14.

Keywords

Emergency Department Patent Ductus Arteriosus Migraine Headache Migraine With Aura Magnesium Sulfate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurologyMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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