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Computerised axial tomography in patients with severe migraine: a preliminary report.
  1. G D Hungerford,
  2. G H du Boulay,
  3. K J Zilkha

    Abstract

    Patients suffering from severe migraine, usually for many years, have been examined by the EMI scanner between attacks. Judged by criteria validated originally by comparison with pneumoencephalography, about half of the patients showed evidence of cerebral atrophy. Perhaps of more significance than generalised atrophy was the frequency of areas of focal atrophy and of evidence of infarction.

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