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Chapter Twenty Two - Arterial Dissections, Fibromuscular Dysplasia, Moyamoya Disease, and Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome

from Types of Stroke

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  13 December 2022

Louis R. Caplan
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre
Aishwarya Aggarwal
John F. Kennedy Medical Center
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During the second half of the twentieth century and first quarter of the twenty-first, new cerebrovascular syndromes were identified. The advent of modern brain and vascular imaging allowed identification of previously unrecognized or underrecognized conditions. Once the diagnosis could be made clinically, further experience allowed recognition of the frequency, demography, clinical findings, and course of the conditions and paved the way for treatment. Four representative entities have been chosen that illustrate discovery and evolution during this time.

Stories of Stroke
Key Individuals and the Evolution of Ideas
, pp. 188 - 199
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

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