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Describe the features of a basilar artery migraine.?

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Dr. Paul Reynolds
Pain Management
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In brief: See your doctor

Please consider seeing your doctor and describing your symptoms without use of internet or medical book research.

In brief: See your doctor

Please consider seeing your doctor and describing your symptoms without use of internet or medical book research.
Dr. Paul Reynolds
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Dr. Brian Flyer
Internal Medicine

In brief: Basilar migraine

A subset of migraine patients get this syndrome because of spasm to this artery system of the brain.
Since the basilar artery provides blood to the back of the brain, those brain structures get temporarily deprived of blood. Symptoms can be dramatic with total blindness, followed by vertigo, slurred speech, and confusion. Full recovery is the rule.

In brief: Basilar migraine

A subset of migraine patients get this syndrome because of spasm to this artery system of the brain.
Since the basilar artery provides blood to the back of the brain, those brain structures get temporarily deprived of blood. Symptoms can be dramatic with total blindness, followed by vertigo, slurred speech, and confusion. Full recovery is the rule.
Dr. Brian Flyer
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