silent migraine

noun
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of silent migraine

: acephalgic migraine
  • Auras are the neurological symptoms that some people experience in the run up to a migraine. The aura symptoms usually last for up to an hour, and occur in about 30% of patients who have migraine. Some get aura symptoms without the throbbing head pain—a condition known as silent migraine.
  • —Erin Dean

First Known Use of silent migraine

1992

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