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Moyamoya Disease – A Case Review
Rajashree Vikas Khedekar
Mrs. Rajashree Vikas Khedekar
Clinical Instructor, Sadhu Vaswani College of Nursing, 10- 10/1 Koregaon Road, Pune- 411001
Meaning: Moyamoya disease is a vasculo-occlusive disease in which collateral circulation develops and it appear as "puff of smoke". Etiology: Inherited genetic abnormalities and vascular malformations are common causetive factors. Clinical Manifestations: most of the signs and symptoms are like signs and symptoms of stroke and epilepsy. Diagnostic tests: Moya Moya disease can be ruled out by CT, MRI, SPECT scan, MRA. Management: medical management includes hydration, anti-platelet and antihypertensive treatment. Surgical management includes direct and indirect revascularization. Prognosis: prognosis is excellent in patient with surgical management before developing disabling stroke. Without treatment, Moyamoya disease can be fatal as the result of intra-cerebral haemorrhage.
Moya Moya Disease, Stroke, Revascularization, and Synangiosis.
Rajashree Vikas Khedekar. Moyamoya Disease – A Case Review. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2017; 5(2): 218-222.
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