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Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2007 Dec;47(12):564-7.

Histological analysis of microbleed after surgical resection in a patient with moyamoya disease.

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Department of Neurosurgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan. kikuta@kuhp.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Abstract

A 65-year-old male with moyamoya disease underwent surgical resection of a microbleed simultaneously with revascularization surgery. Histological examination identified several fragile arteries surrounding the microbleed. Microbleeds detected by T2*-weighted magnetic resonance imaging are considered to be a general marker of vascular vulnerability in cerebral angiopathy with a tendency to bleeding. The microbleeds observed in patients with moyamoya disease probably originate in bleeding from the fragile arteries.

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18159142
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