Different types of migraine headaches in children
- Migraine without aura (formerly common migraine): accounts for up to three-quarters of all migraine attacks. Clinical manifestations are those listed in the preceding answer.
- Migraine with aura (formerly classic migraine): same as above except these individuals experience an aura just before the onset of the headache.
- Complicated migraine : migraine headache associated with various transient neurologic phenomena. These include hemiplegic migraine, ophthalmoplegic migraine, vertebrobasilar migraine, and acute confusional migraine.
- Migraine variants or equivalents : benign paroxysmal vertigo of childhood, paroxysmal torticollis, and cyclical vomiting of childhood are syndromes thought to be related to migraine.