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Moyamoya Disease

"Moyamoya Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Moyamoya Disease" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Moyamoya Disease" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 90 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2009 and 2014 and 2016
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.