Fahr disease with atypical presentation: A report of two cases
Emine Rabia Koç 1 * , Suzan Tunç
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1 Cizre Devlet Hastanesi Nöroloji Kliniği, Cizre/ Şırnak, Turkey
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Fahr’s disease is a rare disorder where bilateral, almost symmetric, calcium and other mineral deposits occur in basal ganglia, cerebellar dentate nucleus and white matter. Common clinical findings of the disease are characterizing parkinsonism, dystonia, chorea, ataxia and psychiatric symptoms. Fahr’s disease is associated with various metabolic disorders especially with parathyroid disorders. In this article a 65 year old female patient with vision loss and headache, bilateral basal ganglia and cerebellar calsification on Computerized Tomography examination and a 45 year old female patient with convulsive state and bilateral caudat nucleus calcification on Computerized Tomography examination were reported.


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Article Type: Case Report


J Clin Exp Invest, 2010 - Volume 1 Issue 1, pp. 46-49

Publication date: 14 Apr 2010

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