Incidence of Moyamoya Disease in Denmark: A Population-Based Register Study
In this first population-based study of moyamoya disease (MMD) in Europe, the authors identified 56 patients with MMD in Denmark during the period 1994–2015 using nationwide registers. The overall incidence was 0.047 per 100,000 person-years, which is about one-tenth that reported in Japan. Otherwise the epidemiological features were comparable: there was a bimodal age distribution with peaks in the age groups 0–9 years and 30–39 years, with twice as many females as males.
KeywordsMoyamoya disease Epidemiology Stroke Cerebrovascular 1994–2015 Scandinavian
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This study was supported by a grant from Ingeniør K.A. Rohde of Hustrus Legat.
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