Describe the process that led to a diagnosis of abdominal migraines.
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How is abdominal migraine diagnosed?
Because of the frequent absence of headache, the condition can be difficult
to diagnose, especially during the first episode. There is no specific test that
can establish the diagnosis of abdominal migraine, so the diagnosis is based on
exclusion of other conditions. Laboratory tests and imaging studies are usually
directed to rule out other conditions that could be responsible for the
symptoms. Electroencephalography (EEG) is sometimes done to rule out a
disorder as the cause of the symptoms.