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Fateh R, Fahr disease. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 11 Jun 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-18436
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6 Jul 2012
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Age: 40 years
From the case: Fahr disease
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This case shows extensive coarse calcifications involving the infra- & supratentorial white matter and the basal ganglia.
Calcifications of white matter and basal ganglia in addition to supra- and infra-tentorial white matter. This is characteristic of Fahr's disease (familial cerebral ferrocalcinosis).
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