The aura is the second potential phase of a Migraine with aura attack (previously called Classic Migraine). May present with varying symptoms including:
• visual aura in which the patient sees flashing lights or zigzag lines, or may temporarily lose vision.
• auditory aura in which the patient hears unusual sounds
• olfactory aura in which the patient smells odors that aren't actually present
• tingling or numbness of the face or extremities on the side where the...
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