Abdominal migraine is a disorder primarily of children which presents with episodes of abdominal pain without an accompanying headache. It is difficult to confirm the diagnosis as there are not a set of features that is specific and thus it can take time before the diagnosis is made. The condition is rare in adults.
- E. Not attributed to another disorder|International Classification of Headache Disorders
This condition was first described in 1921 by Buchanan.
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