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

@article{Kleinloog2012RegionalDI,
  title={Regional differences in incidence and patient characteristics of moyamoya disease: a systematic review},
  author={R Kleinloog and Luca Regli and G.J.E. Rinkel and Catharina J.M. Klijn},
  journal={Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery \& Psychiatry},
  year={2012},
  volume={83},
  pages={531 - 536}
}
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 for population based studies on MMD published between January 1969 and January 2011. From studies that met predefined inclusion criteria… 
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