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Migraine Headache (cont.)

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Media file 1: Example of a visual migraine aura as described by a person who experiences migraines. This patient reported that these visual auras preceded her headache by 20 to 30 minutes.
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Media file 2: Example of a central scotoma as described by a person who experiences migraines. Note the visual loss in the center of vision.
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Media file 3: Another example of a central scotoma as described by a person who experiences migraine headaches.
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Media file 4: Example of visual changes during migraine. Multiple spotty scotomata as described by a person who experiences migraines.
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Media file 5: Frank visual field loss can occur with migraine. This example shows loss of the entire right visual field as described by a person who experiences migraines.
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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/1/2013

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