From the Department of Neurology Hospital Ruber Internacional, Madrid, Spain.
Hashimoto's Encephalopathy Mimicking Migraine With Aura
Article first published online: 15 JAN 2007
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Volume 47, Issue 1, pages 130–131, January 2007
How to Cite
Huete, A. J., Sanchez-del-Rio, M. and Franch, O. (2007), Hashimoto's Encephalopathy Mimicking Migraine With Aura. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 47: 130–131. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2006.00660.x
- Issue published online: 15 JAN 2007
- Article first published online: 15 JAN 2007
- Accepted for publication May 23, 2006.
- Hashimoto's encephalopathy;
We describe a patient with Hashimoto's encephalopathy presenting as long-standing episodes of aphasia associated with migraine-like headache. Repeated thyroid hormone levels were within normal values, but high titers of antithyroid antibodies in serum, and diffuse EEG slowing and CSF abnormalities during one episode led to the diagnosis.