Moyamoya syndrome in a child with Down syndrome

Utpal S. Bhalala, Pankaj R. Parekh

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Secondary Moyamoya disease, also known as Moyamoya syndrome has been rarely associated with Down syndrome. In pediatric patients, the usual presentation is that of ischemic stroke. Here is reported a 4-year-old child with Down syndrome and Moyamoya syndrome who presented with acute-onset right hemiplegia. A high index of suspicion is necessary to make the diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)635-637
Number of pages3
JournalIndian journal of pediatrics
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2005


  • Cerebrovascular disorders
  • Down syndrome
  • Moyamoya disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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