Childhood Migraine Variants Questions & Answers

Updated: Nov 19, 2019
  • Author: Wendy G Mitchell, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen L Nelson, Jr, MD, PhD, FAACPDM, FAAN, FAAP  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What are childhood migraine variants (equivalents)?

What is the pathophysiology of childhood migraine variants (equivalents)?

What is the prevalence of childhood migraine variants (equivalents)?

What is included in patient education about childhood migraine variants (equivalents)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of childhood migraine variants (equivalents)?

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of hemiplegic migraine in children?

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of confusional migraine in children?

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of abdominal migraine in children?

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of basilar migraine in children?

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of migraine aura without headache in children?

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of benign paroxysmal vertigo of childhood?

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of ophthalmoplegic migraine?

Which physical findings are characteristic of childhood migraine variants (equivalents)?

DDX

How are childhood migraine variants (equivalents) diagnosed?

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of childhood migraine variants (equivalents)?

What are the differential diagnoses for Childhood Migraine Variants?

Workup

What is included in the workup of childhood migraine variants (equivalents)?

What is the role of lab tests in the workup of childhood migraine variants (equivalents)?

What is the role of neuroimaging in the workup of childhood migraine variants (equivalents)?

What is the role of EEG in the workup of childhood migraine variants (equivalents)?

Treatment

How are childhood migraine variants (equivalents) treated?

Which medications are used in the treatment of childhood migraine variants (equivalents)?

How is hemiplegic migraine treated in children?

How is cyclic vomiting of childhood treated?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of childhood migraine variants (equivalents)?

Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of childhood migraine variants (equivalents)?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of childhood migraine variants (equivalents)?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with childhood migraine variants (equivalents)?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of childhood migraine variants (equivalents)?

Which medications in the drug class Electrolyte Supplements are used in the treatment of Childhood Migraine Variants?

Which medications in the drug class Water-Soluble Vitamins are used in the treatment of Childhood Migraine Variants?

Which medications in the drug class Antihistamines are used in the treatment of Childhood Migraine Variants?

Which medications in the drug class Metabolic Support are used in the treatment of Childhood Migraine Variants?

Which medications in the drug class Calcium Channel Blockers are used in the treatment of Childhood Migraine Variants?

Which medications in the drug class Anticonvulsants are used in the treatment of Childhood Migraine Variants?

Which medications in the drug class Tricyclic Antidepressants are used in the treatment of Childhood Migraine Variants?

Which medications in the drug class Beta-blockers are used in the treatment of Childhood Migraine Variants?

Which medications in the drug class Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs) are used in the treatment of Childhood Migraine Variants?

Which medications in the drug class Antidepressants, SSRIs are used in the treatment of Childhood Migraine Variants?

Which medications in the drug class Ergot Derivatives are used in the treatment of Childhood Migraine Variants?

Which medications in the drug class Antiemetic Agents are used in the treatment of Childhood Migraine Variants?