Moyamoya syndrome is a related term that refers to cases of moyamoya disease that occur in association with other conditions or risk factors, such as neurofibromatosis, tuberculosis meningitis, sickle cell disease, leptospirosis, brain tumors, Sturge-Weber syndrome, and tuberous sclerosis.
The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of features that have been reported in people with this condition. Much of the information in the HPO comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. If available, the list includes a rough estimate of how common a feature is (its frequency). Frequencies are based on a specific study and may not be representative of all studies. You can use the MedlinePlus Medical Dictionary for definitions of the terms below.
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I was born lifeless in a home, not a hospital. I was born feet first. I have lasting brain damage. I also have moyamoya disease. Was this caused by my birth? No one else in my family has moyamoya disease. See answer
My daughter was diagnosed with Moyamoya. She is a 37 year old white female. She had a stroke caused by the Moyamoya. They sent her home with a discharge paper that just said Moyamoya disease, expressive aphasia. None of her doctors will call me back. I need to know her prognosis. Is there ever a case of Moyamoya where you do not need the operation? See answer