Migraine with atypical aura in the recovery room: A sometimes complicated diagnosis!

  • Pianezza A
  • Barthélémy R
  • Minville V
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Abstract

Migraine is a frequent neurological pathology. However, the diagnosis can be difficult to establish, especially when it is accompanied with an atypical aura that can be confounded with a stroke. We describe a case of 38-yr-old patient who presented just after general anesthesia with a perioperative acute migraine with atypical aura which was wrongly treated as a serious cerebral stroke. The patient had not mentioned migraine in her history before the surgery. This lack of information led to unnecessary therapy.

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Authors

  • Antoine Pianezza

  • Romain Barthélémy

  • Vincent Minville

  • Frédérique Martin

  • Michel Faggianelli

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