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2020 Apr 23


The index vein pointing to the origin of the migraine aura symptom: A case series.


Slavova N, Denier N, El-Koussy M, Wiest R, Kellner-Weldon F, Fischer U, Schankin CJ
Neurology. 2020 Apr 23.
PMID: 32327494.


This case series describes and discusses the potential clinical utility of a prominent vein (index vein) found on susceptibility-weighted MRI during migraine aura that drains the cortical area responsible for patients' symptoms.