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April 1981

Moyamoya Disease in a Patient With Type I Glycogenosis

Author Affiliations

USN
From the Department of Neurology, National Naval Medical Center, and the Department of Neurology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Md.

Arch Neurol. 1981;38(4):251-253. doi:10.1001/archneur.1981.00510040077014
Abstract

• A 17-year-old boy with type I glycogen storage disease (GSD-I) and a stroke associated with moyamoya disease is described. This is the first report of this association, and only the second reported case of cerebrovascular disease in patients with GSD-I. The relationship of the primary metabolic error and the vascular injury is explored. This represents yet another disorder associated with moyamoya disease, which is considered to be a secondary phenomenon of vascular occlusion that occurs under a specific set of circumstances in a susceptible age group.

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