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Moyamoya disease presenting with paroxysmal exercise-induced dyskinesia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16952479     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a patient with moyamoya disease presenting with paroxysmal exercise-induced dyskinesia (PED). A 31-year-old lathe man developed recurrent attacks of paroxysmal hemichorea. The attacks always affected his left limbs and occurred either after several hours of working or while playing football. The duration of attacks ranged from 30 min to 4h. Attacks were not provoked by sudden movements, consumption of coffee or alcohol, hyperventilation, emotional stress, exposure to cold or passive movement. An MRI of the brain showed no parenchymal lesions. However, (99m)Tc-ethylcysteine dimer SPECT study showed hypoperfusion in the right striatum. Digital subtraction angiography showed stenosis of the right internal carotid and middle cerebral artery with prominent basal collaterals, which was compatible with moyamoya disease. Imaging studies of the cerebral arteries should be done in patients with clinical features of PED in order to detect possible cases of moyamoya disease.
Authors:
Chul Hyoung Lyoo; Dong Joon Kim; Hyuk Chang; Myung Sik Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2006-09-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Parkinsonism & related disorders     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1353-8020     ISO Abbreviation:  Parkinsonism Relat. Disord.     Publication Date:  2007 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-23     Completed Date:  2008-01-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9513583     Medline TA:  Parkinsonism Relat Disord     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  446-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Youngdong Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Kangnam-Gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Chorea / etiology*,  pathology,  radionuclide imaging
Exercise*
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
Male
Moyamoya Disease / complications*,  pathology,  radionuclide imaging
Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon / methods

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