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Classification of Migraine

International Headache Society Classification of Migraine (9)

1.1  Migraine without aura

1.2  Migraine with aura

1.2.1       Migraine with typical aura

1.2.2       Migraine with prolonged aura

1.2.3       Familial hemiplegic migraine

1.2.4       Basilar migraine

1.2.5       Migraine aura without headache

1.2.6       Migraine with acute-onset aura

1.3  Ophthalmologic migraine

1.4  Retinal migraine

1.5  Childhood periodic syndromes that may be precursors to or associated with migraine

1.5.1       Benign paroxysmal vertigo of childhood

1.5.2       Alternating hemiplegia of childhood

1.6  Complications of migraine

1.6.1       Status migrainosus

1.6.2       Migrainous infarction

1.7   Migrainous disorder