2. Migraine and Stroke

  1. Jean Schoenen MD, PhD4,
  2. David W. Dodick MD5 and
  3. Peter S. Sándor MD6
  1. Tobias Kurth1,2 and
  2. Hans-Christoph Diener3

Published Online: 24 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444394047.ch2

Comorbidity in Migraine

Comorbidity in Migraine

How to Cite

Kurth, T. and Diener, H.-C. (2011) Migraine and Stroke, in Comorbidity in Migraine (eds J. Schoenen, D. W. Dodick and P. S. Sándor), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444394047.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Neurology & GIGA-Neurosciences, Liège University, Liège, Belgium

  2. 5

    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, USA

  3. 6

    Cantonal Hospital of Baden, RehaClinic Zurzach, University of Zürich, Baden Dätwill, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Inserm Unit 708-Neuroepidemiology and Faculty of Medicine, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

  2. 2

    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185554

Online ISBN: 9781444394047



  • cardiovascular disease (CVD);
  • Migrainous infarction;
  • Migraine and cardiovascular risk factors;
  • Interaction with other pathologies;
  • myopathy;
  • encephalopathy;
  • lactacidosis and stroke (MELAS);
  • cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL);
  • Patent foramen ovale (PFO);
  • Migraine Intervention with STARFlex© Technology (MIST)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiology

  • Pathophysiology

  • Diagnosis

  • Management

  • References