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Abstract

A Unique Presentation Of Fahr Syndrome Secondary To Chronic Hypoparathyroidism: A Case Report

Author(s): Alexander J Schupper & Michael M Chen

Idiopathic basal ganglia calcification, or Fahr Syndrome, often presents in middle-aged patients presenting with parkinsonian symptoms. Unique presentation of young patient presenting with a seizure, and without the presence of parkinsonian symptoms. Imaging revealed near complete calcification of bilateral basal ganglia. Most common etiology of basal ganglia calcification is idiopathic or familial, but may also be secondary to metabolic derangements.


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