Migrainous Stroke Causing Thalamic Infarction and Amnesia During Treatment With Propranolol


Dr. Jorge E. Mendizabal, Department of Neurology, University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Moorer Building 1101, 2451 Fillingim Street, Mobile, AL 36617.


We report a case of migraine-associated ischemic stroke causing amnesia, wherein treatment with propranolol may have been contributory. The possible mechanisms involved in migrainous stroke occurring in association with use of propranolol are discussed.