Table 2: Clinical characteristics and initial management of young ischaemic stroke patients with and without migraine.

MigraineNo-migraine

Median NIHSS score (IQR)2 (0–8)2 (0–6)0.90
Median ictus to admittance time (min., IQR)191 (96–336)135 (70–511)0.55
Presenting symptomatology (OCSP)0.75
 LACI (%)18.422.3
 TACI (%)8.210.7
 PACI (%)44.936.4
 POCI (%)28.630.6
Admitted < 270 min after ictus (%)30.640.50.86
CT-scan as initial imaging (%)77.677.70.99
Receiving thrombolytic therapy (%)10.226.50.02

NIHSS: National Institute of Health Stroke Scale; IQR: interquartile range; OCSP: Oxford Community Stroke Project Classification; LACI: lacunar infarct; TACI: total anterior circulation infarct; PACI: partial anterior circulation infarct; POCI: posterior circulation infarct; CT: computed tomography.