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Moyamoya Disease (Moya-Moya Disease) Summary

Description: A noninflammatory, progressive occlusion of the intracranial CAROTID ARTERIES and the formation of netlike collateral arteries arising from the CIRCLE OF WILLIS. Cerebral angiogram shows the puff-of-smoke (moyamoya) collaterals at the base of the brain. It is characterized by endothelial HYPERPLASIA and FIBROSIS with thickening of arterial walls. This disease primarily affects children but can also occur in adults.

Also Known As: Moya-Moya Disease; Moyamoya Disease, Classic; Moyamoya Disease, Primary; Moyamoya Disease, Secondary; Moyamoya Syndrome Show All >>

Networked: 537 relevant articles (20 outcomes, 53 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Moyamoya Disease

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 35 results : IBA
  2. Hemoglobins (Hemoglobin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  3. Simvastatin (Zocor) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 20 Generic
  4. Titanium : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  5. Flunarizine : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  6. Moyamoya disease 1 : 2 studies in 29 results : IBA
  7. Oxygen : 2 studies in 25 results : IBA
  8. Inosine Monophosphate (IMP) : 2 studies in 8 results : IBA
  9. Autoantibodies : 2 studies in 7 results : IBA
  10. Fibroblast Growth Factor 2 (Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor) : 2 studies in 6 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Moyamoya Disease

  1. Ischemia
  2. Stroke (Strokes)
  3. Aneurysm (Aneurysms)
  4. Hematoma
  5. Intracranial Aneurysm (Cerebral Aneurysm)
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Key Therapies for Moyamoya Disease

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  1. Cerebral Revascularization : 5 outcomes 7 studies in 60 results
  2. Craniotomy : 4 outcomes in 11 results
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 2 outcomes in 12 results
  4. General Anesthesia : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results
  5. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section) : 1 outcome in 18 results
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