Moyamoya Disease in Pregnancy: A Multidisciplinary Approach
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Moyamoya disease is a progressive occlusive cerebrovascular disorder most prevalent in Asia. It results in neovascularization that can lead to hemorrhagic stroke. Pregnancy physiologic changes can further exacerbate the risk of fatal hemorrhagic stroke.We present the case of a 31 year-old woman presenting to the emergency department with neurologic symptoms. She carried a diagnosis of Moyamoya disease and had multiple cerebrovascular accidents. She was found to be pregnant in the third trimester. Concerns regarding the patient’s care and treatment plan are outlined and addressed in this case report.....

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