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Intensive Care Med. 1995 Jan;21(1):82-3.

Fatal cerebellar infarction in a migraine sufferer whilst receiving sumatriptan.

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Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, Sussex, UK.

Abstract

This is a case report of a 39-year-old man who suffered from a fatal cerebellar infarction whilst on sumatriptan therapy for an acute attack of migraine. Intracranial vasospasm is proposed as the likely causative mechanism and possible therapeutic intervention is highlighted.

PMID:
7560482
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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