Moyamoya Syndrome Presenting as Stroke in a Toddler with Down SyndromeJournal: Austin Pediatrics (Vol.2, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2015-03-06
Authors : Arora R; Kannikeswaran N; Bhaya N; Sivaswamy L;
Page : 1-3
Keywords : Down syndrome; Stroke; Moyamoya;
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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