Fahr disease

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Ho

Presentation

51 year old female with insidious memory impairment and relatively new onset dystonia.

Patient Data

Age: 51
Gender: Female
CT

Unenhanced CT head reveals bilateral dense calcification in the basal ganglia, and also some calcification noted in the frontal lobes and dentate nuclei bilaterally and is in keeping with Fahr disease.

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of Fahr disease. 

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Case information

rID: 23041
Case created: 16th May 2013
Last edited: 8th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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