Occipital activation in glyceryl trinitrate induced migraine with visual aura
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    Dear Editor,

    Afridi and colleagues present a case of migraine with aura precipitated by challenge with glyceryl trinitrate; these authors have shown activation in the primary visual area of the occipital cortex during the aura.[1] Several issues merit attention:

    1. Activation of primary visual area in the occipital cortex does not confirm that glyceryl trinitrate itself induced visual cortical neuronal ac...

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