Neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation
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Dystonia, muscular rigidity and spasticity.
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T2 hypointensity is seen involving bilateral globi pallidi and substantia nigra, which is better highlighted by GRE images.
Above findings are suggestive of bilateral globi pallidi and substantia nigra mineralization, likely iron deposition secondary to neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation.
This explains the patients symptoms of dystonia, muscular rigidity, and spasticity.