Somatosensory temporal discrimination is prolonged during migraine attacks.

BORAN H. E. , Cengiz B. , Bolay H. B.

Headache, vol.56, no.1, pp.104-12, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/head.12734
  • Title of Journal : Headache
  • Page Numbers: pp.104-12
  • Keywords: migraine, cognitive dysfunction, somatosensory temporal discrimination, sensorial perception, THRESHOLD, STIMULATION, DYSFUNCTION, OSMOPHOBIA, NUCLEUS, PARTS, PHASE


Background and ObjectiveSymptoms and signs of sensorial disturbances are characteristic features of a migraine headache. Somatosensory temporal discrimination measures the temporal threshold to perceive two separate somaesthetic stimuli as clearly distinct. This study aimed to evaluate somaesthetic perception in migraine patients by measuring the somatosensory temporal discrimination thresholds.