Moyamoya Disease and Anesthesia in Children

  • Hee-Soo Kim


Moyamoya disease (MMD) is an uncommon pediatric neurological disease characterized by bilateral spontaneous stenosis or obstruction of the intracranial arteries at the base of the brain and extensive collateral vessels (“moyamoya vessels”). These moyamoya vessels are dilated medullary arteries which provide collateral circulation to the brain.


Cerebral Blood Flow Collateral Vessel Moyamoya Disease Superficial Temporal Artery Emergence Agitation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology and Pain MedicineSeoul National University Children's Hospital, Seoul National University College of MedicineRepublic of Korea

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