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how long do people with moyamoya disease normally live

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Giannotta
48 years experience Neurosurgery
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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Moyamoya: Chromosome 17
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Yes: Dr. Michael scott at boston children's hospital is one of them.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends on age: This is a rare genetic condition that has several different presentations. Infants who begin with symptoms early in life often do have a shortened li ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Not long: True "heart cancer" is very rare. It is also called myocardial sarcoma. If it can be removed completely, it can be cured. However, it's often not po ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on the gen-: eral health. The arthritis, I don't think, ever is bad enough to kill a person. One dies of other causes WITH the Arthritis, rather than from it. .
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Dr. Marcel Hungs
25 years experience Neurology
Month to years: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als) is fatal in about 75% of patients within one to five years after symptom start, with median survival of 4 years o ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Golden
21 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Long: In this day and age we have so many options for medical and surgical treatment with even more technologies coming. I would bet that life expectancy wo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Multiple Sclerosis: People with appropriate therapy and good compliance and follow up care can lead entirely normal, productive and full lives. There is no benefit trying ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Highly variable: Depending on extent, severity & location
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Variable: This is highly dependent on the cancer type and stage of presentation. Some aggressive forms of cancer may take over vital organs within months; oth ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Variable: Different types of brain cancers proceed at different rates. Some may last years, others may kill in months.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Hepatitis C: All of the information you are asking is changing as we speak. Hepatitis c is becoming treatable and then there will be very little mortality once the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Unknown: However, the diagnosis of CHF provides for a shorter life span and increased mortality as you are alluding. The degree of severity of chf, adequacy of ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Sxs of "classic" tay-sachs usually develop around 3-6 mos of age with muscle weakness. Between 6 -10 months of age, a child will not meet motor milest ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Homa Mahdavi
Specializes in Pediatrics
With good care, long: With the proper management of blood pressure, kidney diet( low protein, phosphor, potassium) , keeping urine protein low progress of the kidney fai ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly decades...: ...With proper care and treatment.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Primary pulmonary hypertension is a pretty rare disease fortunately. Again, fortunately, over the past several years we have had the introduction of ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Up to a normal life: span depending on the which of the various medical problems that may have.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
31 years experience Infectious Disease
While you're alive: Bechet's disease is a genetic predisposition to having intestinal polyps that can evolve into cancerous growth. You will need regular monitoring to t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
It depends.: The reality is that more than half of all women diagnosed with breast cancer will not die from breast cancer. While it is impossible to predict the t ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Unknown: The unfortunate but fundamental truth while dealing with this question is that there is no final and definitive answer. This unavailability of an answ ... Read More
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