Brain stone

Dr Owen Kang and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Brain stones, also known as cerebral calculi, refers to large intracranial calcifications that may be solitary or multiple. 

Clinical presentation

If symptomatic, patients most commonly present with seizures. 


Localisation of brain stones can help narrow the underlying aetiology but the causes are numerous 1:

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rID: 44480
Section: Gamuts
Tag: refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Brain rock
  • Cerebral calculus
  • Cerebral calculi
  • Brain stones
  • Brain rocks

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