Multiple intracranial calcifications

Intracranial calcifications are common in certain locations and often do not lead to any clinical concern. These could be grouped in:

Concerning calcification is much less common and occurs in a variety of settings, such as:

In these cases it is also important to exclude normal calcifications. For a full list of causes see supplementary material in reference 3. 

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Section: Gamuts
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  • Intracranial calcification
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    Case 1: neurocysticercosis
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    Case 2: Fahr disease
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    Case 3: pseudohypoparathyroidism
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