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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 1805--1807

A case of adult-onset ophthalmoplegic migraine

1 Department of Neurology, Nalanda Medical College and Hospital, Patna, Bihar, India
2 Department of Medicine, Nalanda Medical College and Hospital, Patna, Bihar, India

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Dr. Anwar Alam
Department of Neurology, Nalanda Medical College and Hospital, Patna, Bihar
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DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.333444

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Ophthalmoplegic migraine (OM) also called recurrent painful ophthalmoplegic neuropathy (RPON) is not a so common disorder. It is characterized by childhood onset, ophthalmoplegia and migraine type of headache. The most common involved nerve is third cranial nerve. Involvement of fourth and sixth cranial nerve is unlikely. Adult cases are not so common. This is a case report of a man who presented with left-sided severe headache and diplopia of left eye. He had left oculomotor nerve palsy. The patient responded to treatment and recovered.


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