Abdominal Migraines in Children and Adults (cont.)

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What is the prognosis for abdominal migraine?

The prognosis for abdominal migraine is good; most children eventually stop having the attacks of abdominal pain. However, most children (about 70% in one study of 54 children) who have abdominal migraine go on to develop migraines in adulthood.


MedscapeReference.com. Childhood Migraine Variants.

Dignan F, Abu-Arafeh I, Russell G. The prognosis of childhood abdominal migraine. Arch Dis Child. 2001 May;84(5):415-8.

Last Editorial Review: 6/5/2013

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