The findings of resting-state functional MRI studies have suggested that abnormal functional integration between interconnected cortical networks characterises the brain of patients with migraine. The aim of this study was to investigate the functional connectivity between the hypothalamus, brainstem, considered as the migraine generator, and the following areas/networks that are reportedly involved in the pathophysiology of migraine: default mode network (DMN), executive control network, dorsal attention system, and primary and dorsoventral visual networks.

Increased neural connectivity between the hypothalamus and cortical resting-state functional networks in chronic migraine

Tinelli, Emanuele;
2020-01-01

Abstract

The findings of resting-state functional MRI studies have suggested that abnormal functional integration between interconnected cortical networks characterises the brain of patients with migraine. The aim of this study was to investigate the functional connectivity between the hypothalamus, brainstem, considered as the migraine generator, and the following areas/networks that are reportedly involved in the pathophysiology of migraine: default mode network (DMN), executive control network, dorsal attention system, and primary and dorsoventral visual networks.
2020
Chronic migraine
Default mode network
Dorsal visual network
Resting state
fMRI
Adult
Brain Mapping
Cerebral Cortex
Female
Humans
Hypothalamus
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Middle Aged
Migraine Disorders
Nerve Net
Prefrontal Cortex
Prospective Studies
Connectome
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