Other Names for this Disease
- Moyamoya disease 1
- Moyamoya disease 2
- Moyamoya disease 3
- Moyamoya disease, primary
- Moyamoya disease, secondary
Moyamoya syndrome is a related term that refers to cases of moyamoya disease that occurs in association with other conditions or risk factors (e.g., neurofibromatosis, tuberculosis meningitis, sickle cell disease, leptospirosis, brain tumors, Sturge-Weber syndrome, tuberous sclerosis).
- NINDS Moyamoya Disease Information Page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). March 2011; http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/moyamoya/moyamoya.htm. Accessed 9/19/2011.
- Smith ER & Scott RM. Moyamoya: epidemiology, presentation, and diagnosis. Neurosurg Clin N Am. July 2010; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20561502. Accessed 9/19/2011.
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