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Case Reports in Neurological Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 329738, 2 pages
Case Report

Moya Moya Disease in a Child: A Case Report

Department of Pediatrics, Government Medical College & New Civil Hospital, Surat, Gujarat 395001, India

Received 24 May 2011; Accepted 14 July 2011

Academic Editor: D. Long

Copyright © 2011 Jagdish P. Goyal et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We report a case of 8-year-old female child who was admitted at our hospital with complaints of transient ischemic attacks and left-sided hemiparesis. On MR angiography, the child was diagnosed to have Moya Moya disease. Moya Moya disease is a rare cause of cerebral stroke in children. The patient was treated conservatively and referred to a higher centre for specific neurosurgery. Neurosurgical revascularization process leads to favourable outcome.