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Diagnosing Pediatric Migraine



Pediatric neurologist Carl Stafstrom developed a simple tool to aid in the diagnosis of migraines. He asks his young patients to draw what their migraine headaches feel like. His five-year study showed the drawings were 90 percent accurate in diagnosing migraines as opposed to tension headaches.


10/17/2008