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What is Moyamoya Syndrome?

What is Moyamoya Syndrome?

  • Moyamoya Syndrome: A very rare disorder involving progressive blocked arteries at the base of the brain (basal ganglia).

Moyamoya Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Moyamoya Syndrome:

Broader types of Moyamoya Syndrome:

Who gets Moyamoya Syndrome?

Racial predominance for Moyamoya Syndrome: Japan

How serious is Moyamoya Syndrome?

Prognosis of Moyamoya Syndrome: mental retardation results in a third of cases

What causes Moyamoya Syndrome?

Causes of Moyamoya Syndrome: see causes of Moyamoya Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Moyamoya Syndrome?

Symptoms of Moyamoya Syndrome: see symptoms of Moyamoya Syndrome

Onset of Moyamoya Syndrome: infancy to young adulthood

Can anyone else get Moyamoya Syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Moyamoya Syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Moyamoya Syndrome

Moyamoya Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Moyamoya Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Moyamoya Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Moyamoya Syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Moyamoya Syndrome.
Treatments for Moyamoya Syndrome: see treatments for Moyamoya Syndrome
Research for Moyamoya Syndrome: see research for Moyamoya Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Moyamoya Syndrome

Main name of condition: Moyamoya Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Moyamoya Syndrome:

Taveras syndrome, Maki syndrome, Leed syndrome, Kawakita syndrome, progressive arterial intracranial occlusions, intracranial arteries progressive occlusions

Moyamoya Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Moyamoya Syndrome:


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