Concurrent moyamoya disease and Graves' thyrotoxicosis: case report and literature review.

@article{Shen2006ConcurrentMD,
  title={Concurrent moyamoya disease and Graves' thyrotoxicosis: case report and literature review.},
  author={Ai-ling Shen and Shan-Jin Ryu and S. K. Lin},
  journal={Acta neurologica Taiwanica},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={
          114-9
        }
}
Coexistence of thyrotoxicosis and moyamoya disease is extremely rare. A 23-year-old woman who had a history of migraine, suffered from frequent right carotid transient ischemic attacks, followed by an ischemic stroke after taking ergotamine for migraine. Magnetic resonance angiography revealed a tubular stenosis of the right internal carotid artery (ICA) and bilateral strictures of the supraclinoid segments of the ICAs. A concomitant thyrotoxicosis was found. A second stroke occurred three… CONTINUE READING

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