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An abdominal migraine presenting with paroxysmal episodic abdominal pain in a 5-year old male patient: A case report

Azan Nyundo, Godfrey Mwasada, Bonaventura C.T Mpondo

Abstract


Presentation of abdominal migraine poses a challenge in diagnosis. We present a case of a 5-year old boy with chronic abdominal pain of which different modalities of treatment including laparotomy were given without improvement until anti-migraine drug was initiated. More research is needed to better understand and manage abdominal migraine.


Keywords


Abdominal migraine, children, chronic abdominal pain

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.4314/tmj.v28i2.220

DOI (PDF): https://doi.org/10.4314/tmj.v28i2.220.g123

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