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Moyamoya Syndrome Presenting as Stroke in a Toddler with Down Syndrome

Journal: Austin Pediatrics (Vol.2, No. 1)

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Page : 1-3

Keywords : Down syndrome; Stroke; Moyamoya;

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Pediatric stroke is a rare but important clinical entity. Lack of experience with childhood stroke, atypical presentations, and a wider differential diagnosis often leads to delayed diagnosis of stroke in children. This case illustrates the association of Moyamoya Syndrome (MMS) with Down Syndrome (DS) in a 2 year old who presented to our emergency department with acute onset hemiparesis.

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