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Migraine Headache in Children (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: John Mersch, MD, FAAP

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

Singer, Harvey S. "Migraine headaches in children." Pediatrics in Review 15.3 (1994): 94-101.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Kenneth J Mack, MD, PhD, Senior Associate Consultant, Department of Child and Adolescent Neurology, Mayo Clinic.

Editors: Joseph Carcione Jr, DO, MBA, Consultant in Neurology and Medical Acupuncture, Medical Management and Organizational Consulting, Central Westchester Neuromuscular Care, PC; Medical Director, Oxford Health Plans; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James H Halsey, MD, Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama Medical Center.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/7/2013

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