An aura is a sensory perception that occurs prior to a disorder, such as in migraine or epilepsy. Not all people with these disorders get an aura. There are various other symptoms that are similar to an aura but are not a true “aura” in that they do not precede ...

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An aura can occur as a precursor to other symptoms in several disorders:

Aura-like sensory perceptions can also occur in disorders such ...

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Differential Diagnosis of Aura

Premonitory sensations: Most people with Tourette's syndrome experience a strong urge before a tic, which has been compared to the feeling you get before needing to itch or sneeze. These feelings are known as premonitory sensations. Premonitory sensations are only ...1

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Causes List for Aura

Possible causes of Aura (or similar symptoms) may include:2

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Similar Symptoms

Is it an aura? Or an aura-like symptom? There are several types of similar symptoms, such as:

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Types of an “aura” include:

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Clinical Features of Aura

A person might have these sensory symptoms (the so-called "aura") 10 to 30 minutes before an attack:

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  1. Source: NHS Choices UK: conditions/ tourettes-syndrome/ 
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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