Síndrome de moyamoya en un niño con drepanocitosis

Translated title of the contribution: Moyamoya síndrome in a child with sickle cell anemia

Claudio Scherle Matamoros, Jesús Pérez Nellar, Leda Fernández Cue, José Alvarado Henríquez

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Sickle cell disease is one of the main causes of ischemic stroke in the childhood, generally related with stenosis of the arteries of the anterior carotid circulation. We present the results of the studies carried out in a patient with sickle cell with no history of stroke, in treatment with hidroxyurea. Transcraneal Doppler and Magnetic Resonance Imaging demonstrated the existence of stenosis in medial cerebral arteries and a Moyamoya pattern in the cerebral circulation with hemodynamic ischemic lesions.

Translated title of the contributionMoyamoya síndrome in a child with sickle cell anemia
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)123-125
Number of pages3
JournalRevista Ecuatoriana de Neurologia
Issue number1-3
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


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