[Progressive occlusive disease of the cerebral arteries associated with Down's syndrome: considerations on the etiopathogenesis]

Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 1981 Jun;39(2):237-43. doi: 10.1590/s0004-282x1981000200013.
[Article in Portuguese]


The case of a 5 years old child with association of "moyamoya" and Down syndrome with permeability of internal carotid, of medial and anterior cerebral arteries is reported. The authors postulate the possibility of a microcirculatory disorder in view of the distal lesion including the action of any distribution of the alterations.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Arterial Occlusive Diseases / complications*
  • Carotid Arteries / diagnostic imaging
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders / complications*
  • Child, Preschool
  • Down Syndrome / complications*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Moyamoya Disease / complications*
  • Moyamoya Disease / diagnostic imaging
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed