5. Comorbidity of Migraine and Epilepsy

  1. Jean Schoenen MD, PhD4,
  2. David W. Dodick MD5 and
  3. Peter S. Sándor MD6
  1. Sheryl Haut1,
  2. Shira Markowitz2 and
  3. Richard B. Lipton3

Published Online: 24 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444394047.ch5

Comorbidity in Migraine

Comorbidity in Migraine

How to Cite

Haut, S., Markowitz, S. and Lipton, R. B. (2011) Comorbidity of Migraine and Epilepsy, in Comorbidity in Migraine (eds J. Schoenen, D. W. Dodick and P. S. Sándor), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444394047.ch5

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

    Comprehensive Epilepsy Management Center, Adult Epilepsy Service, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Headache Unit, NY, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185554

Online ISBN: 9781444394047

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Keywords:

  • Epidemiologic connections between migraine and epilepsy;
  • Pathophysiology - mechanisms that link migraine and epilepsy;
  • electroencephalogram (EEG);
  • chronic neurologic disorders with episodic attacks (CDEA);
  • International Classification of Headache Disorders;
  • 2nd edition (ICHD-2);
  • cortical spreading depression (CSD);
  • familial hemiplegic migraine FHM;
  • benign familial infantile convulsions (BFIC)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiologic connections between migraine and epilepsy

  • Pathophysiology: mechanisms that link migraine and epilepsy

  • Diagnosis and classification

  • Treatment considerations

  • Clinical summary

  • References