Assessment of the difference in posterior circulation involvement between pediatric and adult patients with moyamoya disease.

@article{Hishikawa2013AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of the difference in posterior circulation involvement between pediatric and adult patients with moyamoya disease.},
  author={Tomohito Hishikawa and Koji Tokunaga and Kenji Sugiu and Isao Date},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={119 4},
  pages={961-5}
}
OBJECT There is no description of the change in the posterior cerebral artery (PCA) in the diagnostic criteria of moyamoya disease (MMD). However, PCAs are often involved in the clinical setting, and an understanding of the significance of PCA lesions is therefore of great importance when evaluating the disease progression and predicting prognosis. The aim of this study was to assess the difference in posterior circulation involvement in pediatric and adult patients with MMD. METHODS The… CONTINUE READING