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Light, photophobia and headache: an investigation of visually-induced migraine

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Exacerbation of headache by light is a major symptom in migraine. A recent study unraveled the non-image forming (NIF) visual pathway to be a key component underlying photophobia in migraine. Several lines of evidence also indicate that an altered cortical excitability may render migraineurs more susceptible to attacks, although it is unclear whether the cortex is more or less excitable. Accordingly, this thesis investigated the link between migraine, visual systems and brain responsivenes...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Physiology Anatomy & Genetics
Oxford college:
Keble College
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Author

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
MSc by Research
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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