No, there are a few differences.

In children:

  • Pain is most often located in the forehead or on both sides of the head. In adults, pain is usually located in only one side of the head.
  • The duration of the attack is shorter.
  • The attacks is often preceded by a change in behaviour (does not play, looks tired, gaunt face).
  • Photophobia and phonophobia, which adults often experience during a migraine attack, can be manifested by a change in behaviour.

Just like adults, children can also get auras. When asked about them, they are often able to draw them!

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