Dural calcifications

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Incidental finding in a patient with suspected TIA.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female

Calcifications of the convexity, parafalcine and tentorial dura mater without signs of hemorrhage or a meningeal neoplasm.

Case Discussion

Extensive dural calcifications have occasionally been described in recurrent subdural hemorrhage, secondary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism and the Gorlin-Goltz syndrome.

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Case information

rID: 16240
Published: 3rd Jan 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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