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2021 Mar

Arq Neuropsiquiatr



[“Migrânea” and “enxaqueca”: not opposite, but complementary words].


Kowacs F, de Roesler C A P, Silva-Néto R P
Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2021 Mar; 79(3):248-250.
PMID: 33886798.


In this opinion paper, the authors discuss historical and etymological aspects of the term "migrânea" and refute the most common criticisms regarding its adoption by the Brazilian Headache Society in the official translation of the International Classification of Headache Disorders.