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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 56, No. 2, 2008, pp. 182-185
Bioline Code: ni08048
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

Neurology India, Vol. 56, No. 2, 2008, pp. 182-185

 en Reversible white matter abnormalities in a patient with migraine
Agarwal, Shalini; Magu, Sarta & Kamal, Kirti


A 35-year-old female with migraine without aura, presented with sudden onset of visual aura along with loss of vision on the left side. Following this she had nausea, vomiting and headache. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) performed at this stage revealed ill-defined lesions hyperintense on Flair images, located in the right temporal and right occipital region. Diffusion weighted images, MR angiogram, T1-weighted and T2-weighted images were normal. She got relief with symptomatic treatment. Twenty days after this attack of migrainous aura she had a similar episode. An MRI scan was performed again. It revealed similar lesions only in the right occipital lobe. Follow-up MRI performed seven weeks later was normal.

Ischemia, migraine, magnetic resonance imaging

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