Journal article icon

Journal article

Moyamoya disease

Abstract:
Moyamoya disease is an idiopathic progressive vasculopathy characterized by slowly progressive narrowing involving the distal internal carotid artery and the proximal circle of Willis. Collateral vessels develop to compensate for the slowly progressive stenosis. These enlarged collaterals appear as a "puff of smoke" on angiography, which gives the disease its name. This review discusses the clinical manifestation, imaging findings, and angiographic features. © Springer Medizin Verlag 2005.

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1007/s00117-005-1222-1

Authors


Journal:
Radiologe
Volume:
45
Issue:
5
Pages:
466-470
Publication date:
2005-05-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1432-2102
ISSN:
0033-832X
Source identifiers:
322418
Language:
German
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:322418
UUID:
uuid:a901b4c5-188b-4f15-a54d-40f627a04a30
Local pid:
pubs:322418
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP