Fahr Disease

Case contributed by Dr Farzad Pirzad

Calcification in basal ganglia and cerebellum. 

Case Discussion

Fahr disease (also known as familial cerebral ferrocalcinosis) is a congenital disorder characterized by abnormal calcium deposition with subsequent atrophy involving the basal ganglia +/- cerebral and cerebellar cortical regions. 

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Case information

rID: 10544
Published: 21st Aug 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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