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2023 Jan 28


What you need to know about migraine in Hughes syndrome patients.


Schofield J, Hassell KL
Lupus. 2023 Jan 28:9612033231153790.
PMID: 36708185.


Headache, often migrainous, is common in patients with antiphospholipid antibodies, whether or not they meet Sydney criteria for a definite diagnosis of Hughes syndrome. Migraine may be a harbinger of stroke in this patient population and even refractory migraine may be highly responsive to antithrombotic therapy in this clinical context.