55| Neuropsych Bite: Moyamoya – A Conversation With Dr. Joel Kamper

In this Neuropsych Bite, we brought Joel Kamper, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, back on the podcast to discuss moyamoya, a rare condition that causes transient ischemic attacks and/or repeated strokes.  The term “moyamoya” (“puff of smoke” in Japanese) refers to the smoke-like presentation on angiography.  This is the second episode in a series on rare neurological disorders.  For Joel’s bio, click here.

A pdf of the transcript for this episode is available here.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of moyamoya
  • The clinical symptom presentation of moyamoya
  • The importance of keeping base rates in mind when determining etiology
  • A neuropsychological case study of moyamoya