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What is a hemiplegic migraine?

Dr. Nancy Shannon

Medically reviewed by Dr. Nancy Shannon, MD, PhD on August 18, 2020

A hemiplegic migraine is a subset of a migraine with aura. A hemiplegic migraine is preceded or accompanied by aura symptoms and include motor weakness, as well as visual, sensory, or speech problems that fully disappear when the migraine passes.

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