Migraine in the Emergency Department
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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.
KeywordsEmergency Department Patent Ductus Arteriosus Migraine Headache Migraine With Aura Magnesium Sulfate
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