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stroke?/migrane

my 19 year old granddaughter was airlifted to a trauma center from her college with all the classic symptoms of a stroke (drooping face/eye, left arm weakness, left leg weakness, could not move her tongue to the left, could not inflate her cheeks on the left side pain in the right side of her head)  after admission to the local ER her symptoms started to subside and after arriving at the new trauma center the symptoms continued to subside.  they did a MRI, MRA, complete stroke panel blood test, and now are doing a TEE.  So far everything is clear.  they are stating the following possiblities:  Migrane (many members of the family have a migrane history from mild to severe), seizure (her father and aunt both have had seizure disorders in the past but no present problems) or a clot. Are there any avenues that have not been explored?
She does not drink, smoke or do drugs....eats a special diet because of allergies.  Basically a healthy history with the exception of allergies/sinus problems.
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While migraine is certainly a possibility - your doctors are correctly exploring stroke and seizure.   TEE should be pursued as well to make sure she does not have a clot in her heart or a PFO.   She should have a full blood work done for clotting (also known as hypercoagulable state).    Most likely this is a migraine and she may need to be seen by a migraine specialist who will watch her closely.    These types of migraines can happen in people with strong family history, she may even need to be tested genetically to see if there's a mutation in your family tree.   These migraines may result in strokes and should, therefore, be managed appropriately by a knowledgeable neurologist.  
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