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Migrainous Complex Hallucinations in a 17-Year-Old Adolescent


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A. Donnet, Service de Neurologie, Hôpital La Timone, 264, boulevard Saint-Pierre, 13385 Marseille cedex, France.


(Headache 2011;51:999-1001)

Olfactory hallucinations have been reported in association with numerous neurological and psychiatric disorders, in particular as a component of partial complex seizure and psychiatric disorders, but are rarely described in migraine disease. We report the case of an adolescent who reported complex hallucinations during a migraine attack.