The diagnosis of migraine is now guided by explicit diagnostic criteria published by the International Headache Society (see Box 1). Typical migraine is generally classified as either migraine with or without aura. Migraine with aura is often termed "classical migraine". An aura involves neurological cues that may be present from 10 to 30 minutes before the onset of a migraine and is believed to reflect constriction of blood vessels in the brain.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 23 Oct 2008|