Is migraine a risk factor for the development of concussion?

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Authors: K E Gordon, J M Dooley and E P Wood

Source: 2006;40;184-185 Br. J. Sports Med. doi:10.1136/bjsm.2005.022251

Concussion, which is defined as ‘‘a complex pathophysiological process affecting the brain, induced by traumatic biomechanical forces’’,1 2 is a poorly characterised clinical syndrome. Prospectively validated features include loss of consciousness, amnesia, headache, blurred vision, dizziness, nausea, and attention deficit,3 although none of these phenomena is mandatory.

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