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Causes of Moyamoya Disease

Moyamoya Disease Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

Gender of Patients for Moyamoya Disease: Females more common....more »

Moyamoya Disease: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Moyamoya Disease, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Moyamoya Disease:

Moyamoya Disease: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Moyamoya Disease: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Moyamoya Disease:

  • Familial moyamoya disease - a genetic form of the condition.
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Causes of Broader Categories of Moyamoya Disease: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

What causes Moyamoya Disease?

Causes: Moyamoya Disease: The cause of the disease is unknown. Researchers suspect a genetic link because of the 9 percent incidence of the disease found in certain Japanese families. A gene for familial moyamoya disease has been located on chromosome 17q25 and further study of the gene may reveal the cause of the disorder. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Moyamoya Disease Information Page: NINDS)


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