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Multiple intracranial calcifications

Dr Henry Knipe and Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

Intracranial calcifications are common in certain locations and often are of no clinical concern.

The two most commonly encountered types of calcification include: 

Concerning calcifications are much less common and occur in a variety of settings, including 3

In these cases it is also important to exclude normal calcifications

Article information

rID: 8211
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Intracranial calcification

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: neurocysticercosis
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  • Case 2: Fahr disease
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  • Case 3: pseudohypoparathyroidism
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  • Case 4 : mineralizing microangiopathy
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  • Case 5: Sturge Weber syndrome
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