Conflict of Interest: None
Valsalva Maneuver as Migraine Inducer: A Case Report of a Woman With Patent Foramen Ovale and an Ischemic Stroke
Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2008
© 2008 the Authors. Journal compilation © 2008 American Headache Society
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Volume 49, Issue 1, pages 146–147, January 2009
How to Cite
Artto, V., Anttila, V., Rantanen, K., Kallela, M. and Färkkilä, M. (2009), Valsalva Maneuver as Migraine Inducer: A Case Report of a Woman With Patent Foramen Ovale and an Ischemic Stroke. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 49: 146–147. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2008.01143.x
- Issue online: 5 JAN 2009
- Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2008
- Accepted for publication March 7, 2008.
- patent foramen ovale;
The association between patent foramen ovale, ischemic stroke, and migraine with aura is well known. It is, however, complicated and generates a considerable debate about the features and clinical consequences of the phenomenon. We report a case of a woman for whom patent foramen ovale has possibly acted as an inducer of both migraine attacks and ischemic stroke.