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Moyamoya disease brain imaging

The figure shows brain imaging in a patient with Moyamoya disease. Narrowing of the terminal internal carotid artery and severe stenosis of the bilateral middle cerebral arteries are seen on the CT-angiogram (A) and MR-angiogram (B and C) images. The axial fluid-attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR) image (D) shows bilateral ischemic lesions. (Contributed by Dr. Aneesh B Singhal.)

Associated Disorders

  • Acute hemiplegia in childhood
  • Alagille syndrome
  • Antiphospholipid syndrome
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Brain trauma
  • Chronic meningitis
  • Cocaine abuse
  • Cranial irradiation for brain tumor
  • Down syndrome
  • Leptospiral meningitis
  • Morning glory optic disc abnormality
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta
  • Peripheral arterial disease
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Stroke in young adults