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Complicated Migraine and Haemoglobin AS in Nigerians

Br Med J 1972; 2 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5814.621 (Published 10 June 1972) Cite this as: Br Med J 1972;2:621

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  1. Benjamin O. Osuntokun,
  2. Olabopo Osuntokun

    Abstract

    Among 123 Nigerians with migraine seen at one clinic 49 (40%) had complicated migraine, with ophthalmoplegia in 20 and amaurosis or field defects in 13. Haemoglobin AS was found in 60% of patients with complicated migraine, compared with 20% of those with simple migraine.