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Signs of Moyamoya Disease

Symptoms of Moyamoya Disease

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Moyamoya Disease may include:

Note that Moyamoya Disease symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Moyamoya Disease signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Moyamoya Disease:

The name “moyamoya” is Japanese for “cloud of smoke” and was chosen to describe the classic appearance of the abnormal vessels seen in diagnostic tests. Children often present with stroke or recurrent transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), frequently accompanied by hemiparesis (muscular weakness or paralysis affecting one side of the body) or seizures. Adults most often experience stroke (often a hemorrhage). Both children and adults may have disturbed consciousness, speech deficits (aphasia), sensory and cognitive impairments, involuntary movements, and vision problems. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Moyamoya Disease Information Page: NINDS)

More Symptoms of Moyamoya Disease:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Moyamoya Disease article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Moyamoya Disease?

The phrase "signs of Moyamoya Disease" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Moyamoya Disease that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Moyamoya Disease" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Moyamoya Disease.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Moyamoya Disease. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Moyamoya Disease has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Moyamoya Disease signs or Moyamoya Disease symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Moyamoya Disease may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Moyamoya Disease symptoms.


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