Stroke after adenotonsillectomy in patients with undiagnosed moyamoya syndrome.

Abstract

IMPORTANCE Moyamoya syndrome is a rare, occlusive cerebrovascular arteriopathy with significant risk for stroke. Populations that frequently undergo otolaryngologic procedures, including patients with Down syndrome and sickle cell disease, are particularly at risk for moyamoya. The initial presentation of moyamoya syndrome as stroke in the perioperative… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/jamaoto.2014.1990

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