Moyamoya disease

What is Moyamoya disease?

Moyamoya disease is a poorly occlusive disease involving large intracranial arteries , especially DISTAL INTERNAL CAROTID ARTERY and the stem of the middle & anterior cerebral arteries.Vascular inflammation is absent. The lenticulostriate arteries develop a rich collateral circulation aroud the occlusive lesion, which gives the impression of a "puff of smoke"(moyamoya in Japanese) on X ray angio.

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My sister is 28years old. Shes had 3 strokes since last week. Finally the Dr did a test that shows she has Moyamoya disease . She's at Mercy...

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Hi, you are correctly reacting, because they them self refered to the stanford hospital , and as you say you can't go there they are prepared to...

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My son 10yrs, was diiagnosed with moya moya in Dec 2008 after he suffered a stroke in the left side of brain due to constriction of left carotid...

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you have done everything right and those changes aren't really a big change.
Those medicines are the same family so it is just a little higher...

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