International Journal of Pediatrics / 2009 / Article / Tab 2

Review Article

Pediatric Migraine

Table 2

Diagnostic criteria for Pediatric migraine without aura.

A 5 attacks fulfilling features B to D

BHeadache attack lasting 1 to 72 hours

CHeadache has at least 2 of the following 4 features:
(1) Bilateral or unilateral (frontal/temporal) location
(2) Pulsating quality
(3) Moderate to severe intensity
(4) Aggravated by routine physical activity

DAt least one of the following accompanies headache:
(1) Nausea and/or vomiting
(2) Photophobia and phonophobia (may be inferred from their behavior)

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