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Neurology. 2002 Dec 10;59(11):1804-7.

Identification of a susceptibility locus for migraine with and without aura on 6p12.2-p21.1.

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Umeå Centre for Molecular Medicine, University of Umeå, Sweden.

Abstract

Migraine is the most common type of chronic episodic headache. To find novel susceptibility genes for familial migraine with and without aura, a genomewide screen was performed in a large family from northern Sweden. Evidence of linkage was obtained on chromosome 6p12.2-p21.1, with a maximum two-point lod score of 5.41 for marker D6S452. The patients with migraine shared a common haplotype of 10 Mb between markers D6S1650 and D6S1960.

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12473779
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