Migraine-Induced Stroke With Risk Factors—Involving Two Cerebral Artery Territories


  • Funding Support: This work was supported in part by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC, project 30500165) and Beijing Science and Technology New Star Plans (2005B53).

  • Conflict of Interest: None

Xiu-Hai Guo, Department of Neurology, Xuan Wu Hospital, Capital Medical University, 45 Changchun Street, Beijing 100053, China.


(Headache 2010;50:1203-1214)

A patient with migraine-induced stroke with risk factors involving both anterior cerebral artery and posterior cerebral artery territory was presented. To better explain the symptom, the mechanisms of the migraine-induced stroke with risk factors were assessed and a hypothesis was raised.