J Korean Child Neurol Soc.  2001 Oct;9(2):421-424.

A Case of Migraine Equivalents

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Pediatrics, Dong Kang Hospital, Ulsan, Korea.
  • 2Department of Neurology, Dong Kang Hospital, Ulsan, Korea.

Abstract

Migraine equivalents include cyclic vomiting, acute confusional states, and benign paroxysmal vertigo. Cyclic vomiting is characterized by recurrent, sometimes monthly, boults of severe vomiting that may be so intense dehydration and electrolyte abnormalities occur, particularly in an infact. We experienced a 3-year-old girl who showed manifestations of cyclic vomiting and abdominal pain. We report this case with a review of related literatures.

Keyword

Migraine equivalents

MeSH Terms

Abdominal Pain
Child, Preschool
Dehydration
Female
Humans
Migraine Disorders*
Vertigo
Vomiting
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