CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE: CeAD and migraine — an association built on shifting sands

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A growing body of evidence indicates that people with migraine have an increased risk of cervical artery dissection (CeAD). A new study in young patients with ischaemic stroke has identified a specific link between CeAD and migraine without aura.

Refers to De Giuli, V. et al. Association between migraine and cervical artery dissection: the Italian Project on Stroke in Young Adults. JAMA Neurol.http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.5704 (2017)

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