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How long do people with moyamoya disease normally live

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Giannotta
Neurosurgery 49 years experience
Depends.: Adults with moya moya disease can live normal life spans depending on how severe the presentation is, which is usually a stroke. As long as there are... Read More
Dr. Robert Singer
Neurosurgery 29 years experience
Depends: Morbidity and mortality rates are different in adults and children. The key is to establish the diagnosis as soon as possible as surgical treatment is... Read More

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Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Proliferating: They appear to be proliferating at an increased rate leading to narrowing and eventual blockage of the artery. May be an association with an abnormali... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Yes: Dr. Michael scott at boston children's hospital is one of them.
Dr. Robert Singer
Neurosurgery 29 years experience
Yes: Neurovascular and pediatric neurosurgeons are often involved in the surgical care of patients with moyamoya.
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Dr. Charles Harvey
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
NO: In Moyamoya disease the inner layer of the inner layer of the carotid artery overgrows and fills the artery, eventually closing it off. But this is n... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Spetzler
Neurosurgery 50 years experience
No: Moyamoya is a disease of the blood vessels in the brain.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Yes and no: In moyamoya, the inner layer (intima) of the internal carotid artery (ica) overgrows causing blockage of the lumen (opening) of the artery. The icas a... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Moyamoya: Treatment is surgical. Consult a neuro-surgeon for details.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Lu
Dr. Emily Luanswered
Family Medicine 7 years experience
No: Moyamoya disease does not have a cure, though there are some measures to prevent stroke that may slow disease progression and improve quality of life.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery 39 years experience
Moya Moya: Moya moya is a disorder of blood vessels that leads to poor circulation and high risk of stroke. There is not really a cure for the disease yet there ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Speech and language: Moyamoya is a process where there are problems with the blood vessels that primarily go to the frontal temporal regions. This can lead to strokes. Tre... Read More

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