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Here is a quick mnemonic “EYE VISION to remember about Eye Symptoms In Classic Migraine

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, MBBS, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT, MCAT & NCLEX exams

Eye Symptoms In Classic Migraine : How To Remember Easily ?

  • E – Expanding border of migraine scotoma has a scintillating edge.
  • Y – You can see fortification spectra during a classic migraine.
  • E – Eyes closed, but migraine phenomena remain visible.
  • V – Visual aura lasts about 20 minutes in a classic migraine.
  • I – Involves both visual hemifields simultaneously.
  • S – Small central disturbance in the field of vision.
  • I – It resembles the bastions of a fortified city.
  • One eye experiences briefer amaurosis fugax.
  • N – Numerous patients describe fortification spectra.

Mnemonic : EYE VISION

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