Korean J Cerebrovasc Surg.  2011 Jun;13(2):59-65.

The News on Moyamoya Disease: Review Article

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  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. nsschong@skku.edu

Abstract

Moyamoya disease is a rare idiopathic cerebrovascular disease which is known to cause ischemic or hemorrhagic strokes in association with progressive stenosis of intracranial major arteries and subsequent formation of fragile collateral vessels. In this review, we have provided an update on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of moyamoya disease.

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Moyamoya disease
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