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2022 Mar

Clin Case Rep



Moyamoya syndrome in a child with HbEβ-thalassemia.


Zahra A, Al-Abboh H, Habeeb Y, Adekile A
Clin Case Rep. 2022 Mar; 10(3):e05536.
PMID: 35280101.


Moyamoya is a progressive cerebrovascular disease associated with stenosis or occlusion of the arteries of the Circle of Willis. It is uncommon in thalassemia. We present a 9-year-old girl with HbEβ-thalassemia who presented with headache, vomiting, and episodes of transient hemiparesis with complete occlusion internal carotid arteries.