Fahr syndrome

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Seizures

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Female
CT

Extensive calcifications that compromise the white matter predominantly in semi-oval centers and bilaterally radiated crown.

Case Discussion

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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Case information

rID: 79203
Published: 11th Jan 2021
Last edited: 11th Jan 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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