Spatial relationship between cerebral microbleeds, moyamoya vessels, and hematoma in moyamoya disease.

@article{Kazumata2014SpatialRB,
  title={Spatial relationship between cerebral microbleeds, moyamoya vessels, and hematoma in moyamoya disease.},
  author={Ken Kazumata and Daisuke Shinbo and Masaki Ito and Hideo Shichinohe and Satoshi Kuroda and Naoki Nakayama and Kiyohiro Houkin},
  journal={Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={1421-8}
}
BACKGROUND Adult moyamoya disease (MMD) is known to have high incidence of cerebral microbleeds (cMBs); however, the clinical significance still remains unclear. We investigated the frequency of cMBs in a large number of patients and analyzed the patterns of MB distribution in association with the location of the hematoma and moyamoya vessels. METHODS We studied 259 consecutive patients with MMD using prospectively collected database. One hundred ninety-one patients were eligible for the… CONTINUE READING

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