Regional differences in incidence and patient characteristics of moyamoya disease: a systematic review.

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Moyamoya disease (MMD) is a rare cause of stroke, initially described in Japan. In other countries, incidences and presenting symptoms may differ from those in Japan. The literature on regional differences in incidence and patient characteristics of MMD was systematically reviewed. METHODS Medline, EMBASE and CINAHL were searched… CONTINUE READING