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Table 3 Headache characteristics in children with and without migraine equivalents

From: Migraine equivalents and related symptoms, psychological profile and headache features: which relationship?

  Patients with migraine equivalents (n.101)
Pain intensity  
Mild 24 (23.8 %)
Moderate 24 (23.8 %)
Severe 53 (52.4 %)
Frequency  
Low frequency 59 (58.4 %)
High frequency 42 (41.6 %)
Associated symptoms  
Nausea 44 (43.6 %)
Vomiting 26 (25.7 %)
Phonophobia 65 (64.4 %)
Photophobia 67 (66.3 %)
  Patients without migraine equivalents (n. 35)
Pain intensity  
Mild 8 (22.9 %)
Moderate 11 (31.4 %)
Severe 16 (45.7 %)
Frequency  
Low frequency 16 (45.7 %)
High frequency 19 (54.3 %)
Associated symptoms  
Nausea 14 (40.0 %)
Vomiting 9 (25.7 %)
Phonophobia 64 23 (65.1 %)
Photophobia 19 (54.3 %)