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Moyamoya disease

Disease definition

Moyamoya disease (MMD) is a rare intracranial arteriopathy involving progressive stenosis of the cerebral vasculature located at the base of the brain causing transient ischemic attacks or strokes.

ORPHA:2573

  • Synonym(s):
    • Idiopathic Moyamoya disease
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Multigenic/multifactorial or Autosomal dominant or Autosomal recessive or X-linked recessive 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: I67.5
  • OMIM: 252350  607151  608796  614042
  • UMLS: C0026654  C2931384
  • MeSH: C536991  D009072
  • GARD: 7064
  • MedDRA: 10028047

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