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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Moyamoya disease


Other Names for this Disease
  • Moyamoya disease 1
  • Moyamoya disease 2
  • Moyamoya disease 3
  • Moyamoya disease, primary
  • Moyamoya disease, secondary
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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. Click here for 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? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Moyamoya disease 1
  • Moyamoya disease 2
  • Moyamoya disease 3
  • Moyamoya disease, primary
  • Moyamoya disease, secondary
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.