Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 5

Familial Presentation of Moyamoya Disease in India

Siddharth Maheshwari1*, Monali Chaturvedi2, Suman Kushwaha1 and Aldrin Anthony1

1Department of Neurology, IHBAS (Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences), New Delhi, India
2Department of Neuroradiology, IHBAS (Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences), New Delhi, India

*Corresponding Author: Siddharth Maheshwari, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, IHBAS (Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences), New Delhi, India.

Received: March 11, 2021; Published: April 10, 2021

Abstract

  Moyamoya disease is a chronic progressive arteriopathy involving the cerebral vessels and is one of the rare causes of young stroke. Etiology can be idiopathic as well secondary to some other primary disease. It does affect the members of the same family but the definite pattern of inheritance has not been found out yet. There are few studies in the literature about the familial presentation of idiopathic Moyamoya disease, most of them from East Asian countries, which is why there are no common opinions and guidelines regarding the follow up and management of asymptomatic family members of such patients. We present and discuss the case reports of two family members with Moyamoya disease from India to further emphasise upon the need of research and long term follow up studies.

Keywords: Cerebral Arterial Diseases; Infarct; Intracranial Arterial Diseases; Movement Disorder; Moyamoya Disease

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Citation

Citation: Siddharth Maheshwari., et al. “Familial Presentation of Moyamoya Disease in India”. Acta Scientific Neurology 4.5 (2021): 07-10.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2021 Siddharth Maheshwari., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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