Introduction: Moyamoya Disease


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Moyamoya Disease: Brain blood vessel disorder.

Moyamoya Disease: Moyamoya disease is a rare, progressive cerebrovascular disorder characterized by the narrowing or occlusion of major blood vessels leading into the brain, and the formation of abnormal blood vessels called moyamoya vessels. First described in Japan in the 1960ís, the disease has since been found in the United States, Europe, Australia, and Africa. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Moyamoya Disease Information Page: NINDS

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