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  Migraine With Aura Diagnostic Criteria


Diagnostic : 4 Group A Criteria and 2 Group B Criteria

Group A
      At least 2 headache attacks by history
      Fully reversible visual or sensory or speech symptoms, and no motor weakness
      Headache also meets criteria for migraine without aura, beginning within 0-60 minutes of aura
      No other disease present that might cause headache or neurologic / visual changes

Group B
      Unilateral headache location
      At least 1 symptom that develops gradually (>5 min) or a variety of symptoms occurring in a sequence
      Various symptoms last between 5-60 minutes


Include literature references: Yes   No


  1. Dodick DW. Diagnosing headache: clinical clues and clinical rules. Adv Stud Med. 2003; 3(2): 87-92.
  2. EBMcalc CrossRef: Migraine without aura

Associated ICD10-CM Codes
   G43.809Other migraine, not intractable, without status migrainosus
   G43.909Migraine, unspecified, not intractable, without status migrainosus
   G43.109Migraine with aura, not intractable, without status migrainosus
   G44.1Vascular headache, not elsewhere classified

Associated ICD9-CM Codes
   346.00Clsc migrne wo ntrc mgrn
   346.10Comn migrne wo ntrc mgrn
   346.90Migrne unsp wo ntrc mgrn
   346.80Othr migrne wo ntrc mgrn

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