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Extensive calcifications that compromise the white matter predominantly in semi-oval centers and bilaterally radiated crown.
Fahr syndrome is characterized by calcium deposit compromising the white matter in the indicated locations, in the case of this patient she had a history of thyroid resection, which led to secondary hypoparathyroidism with cerebral calcinosis as the cause of the seizures.
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