Abdominal Migraine as a Differential Diagnosis of Abdominal Pain in Children: A Case Report
Asian Journal of Case Reports in Medicine and Health,
Aims: To illustrate abdominal migraine as a possible and often unrecognized cause of recurrent abdominal pain in children.
Study design: Case report.
Place and duration of study: Department of Propaedeutics of internal diseases, “Heratsi” N1 University Hospital Complex, Yerevan, Armenia, August 2017.
Methodology: The differential diagnosis of abdominal pain in children can be difficult. We present a case of a 12 years old girl who was complaining of recurrent abdominal pain and nausea during the last year, which was affecting her regular activity. After many diagnostic procedures, every possible somatic disease was ruled out, and a diagnosis of abdominal migraine was made. As of now, four years after the initial diagnosis, the abdominal migraine transitioned into migraine headaches, as often occurs in patients with this diagnosis.
- Abdominal migraine
- abdominal pain
- recurrent pain in children
- undiagnosed pain in children
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