Complicated Migraine and Cerebral Angiography: a Report of an Unusual Adverse Reaction


  • This work was done while Dr. Kwentus was Senior Resident in Neurology at Georgetown University and Dr. Koppicar was Senior Resident in Radiology at Georgetown University.



Adverse reactions have been previously reported when cerebral angiography is performed on patients with complicated migraine. We report a case of complicated migraine in which cerebral angiography produced come and prolonged suppression of EEG rhythms. Possible mechanisms are discussed.