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  • Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) deputy Canan Aritman, during a parliamentary gathering on April 24, approached Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and asked him to help grant a residence permit to Manukyan, 21, as he has to be treated in Turkey for the deadly moyamoya disease, an inherited disease in which certain arteries in the brain are constricted.


  • Last May, the young girl was an athletic 11 year-old when she was diagnosed with moyamoya syndrome, a disease that constricts the flow of blood to the brain. Top Stories

  • ACTA2 is not a major disease-causing gene for moyamoya disease

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  • Connors S, Robertson RL, Folkman J, Scott RM (1997) Elevation of cerebrospinal fluid levels of basic fibroblast growth factor in moyamoya and central nervous system disorders.

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  • As the principal investigator of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) - funded natural-history study involving North American adults with moyamoya disease,1 I read with interest the review article on this disease and moyamoya syndrome by

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  • progressive vascular stenosis of the circle of Willis.

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