A case of moyamoya disease in a patient with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis


  • Kedar M. Tilak Department of Pediatrics, PGI-YCM Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India
  • Sandhya V. Haribhakta Department of Pediatrics, PGI-YCM Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India




Angiography, Moyamoya disease, Tuberculosis, Vasculitis


Moyamoya cerebral angiopathy is characterized by progressive stenosis or occlusion of the internal carotid artery or its branches with subsequent development of basilar collaterals. It is commonly seen in Asian population. Authors present a case report of a 12 year-old boy with Multidrug resistant tuberculosis with Moyamoya disease. Moyamoya disease rarely coexists with tuberculosis. However, we can infer that tuberculosis may coexist in a patient in a patient of Moyamoya disease.


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