Moya Moya Disease in a 5 Year Child-presenting as Hemiparesis with Medullary Sponge KidneysRahul Gandhi*, Jitender and Vineet Anand
Department of pediatrics, Adesh medical college and hospital, Shahabad, Haryana, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Rahul Gandhi
Department of Pediatrics
Adesh medical college and hospital
Shahabad, Haryana, India
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Received Date: May 16, 2017; Accepted Date: May 29, 2017; Published Date: June 7, 2017
Citation: Gandhi R, Jitender, Anand V (2017) Moyamoya Disease in a 5 Year Child-presenting as Hemiparesis with Medullary Sponge Kidneys. J Pediatr Neurol Disord 3: 114. doi:10.4172/2572-5203.1000114
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Moya moya disease is a very rare cause of acute stroke in pediatrics age group. The disease was first described by Takeuchi and Shmuziin 1957.since the disease is common in japan and cases have been reported mostly in japan but cases have been reported rarely from non-Japanese regions including India. Moya moya disease is a progressive steno occlusive disease at terminal portion of internal carotid arteried with development of collateral channels of circulation. We report a case of 5 years male child who presented with history of fall 1 day back followed by sudden loss of speech and weakness of right side of the body. Patient was diagnosed moya moya disease on basis of MRI angiography.