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
Keywords: Abdominal migraine, children, chronic abdominal pain


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.


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