Intellectual decline in children with moyamoya and sickle cell anaemia.

@article{Hogan2005IntellectualDI,
  title={Intellectual decline in children with moyamoya and sickle cell anaemia.},
  author={Ann Marie Hogan and Fenella Jane Kirkham and Elizabeth B. Isaacs and Alana M Wade and Faraneh Vargha-Khadem},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={47 12},
  pages={
          824-9
        }
}
Intelligence is reported to decline after onset of moyamoya in Japanese populations, but there is less evidence for this in Western populations where the condition may be secondary to stroke and sickle cell anaemia (SCA). Preoperative longitudinal IQ data were obtained from 15 children (seven males, eight females) who developed moyamoya syndrome (MMS) following a stroke (six with SCA, nine without SCA), and 19 controls (10 males, nine females; nine healthy control participants, 10 with SCA). At… CONTINUE READING

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