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Complicated migraine resulting in blindness due to bilateral retinal infarction.
  1. A M Glenn,
  2. P J Shaw,
  3. J W Howe and
  4. D Bates
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne.


    Retinal migraine is not uncommon, but permanent sequelae in the anterior visual pathway are rare. We describe the case of a young woman in whom blindness developed over a six-year period due to recurrent episodes of migraine-related occlusions of a branch retinal artery.

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