Causes of Moyamoya Disease
Moyamoya Disease Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio
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Moyamoya Disease: Related Medical Conditions
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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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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)