Moyamoya disease

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Al Khateeb


Uncertain of clinical data.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

The supraclinoid part of both internal carotid arteries is not visualized, with the nearby basal cisterns containing numerous vascular collateral channels.

Generalized brain atrophic changes inappropriate to the age of the patient due to chronic ischemia.

DSA (angiography)

Conventional angiographic images confirm occlusion of both internal carotid arteries beyond C3 segments.

Mesh of small vascular collaterals are again seen.

Case Discussion

Changes are consistent with moya moya pattern.

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Case information

rID: 50636
Published: 19th Mar 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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