Season 5 Case 30
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Dense calcifications in the basila ganglia and deep central white matter
Answer: Fahr’s Disease (familial cerebral ferrocalcinosis)
- Imaging findings noted above
- degree of neurologic impairment does not always correspond with degree of calcification
- can lead to psychosis, cognitive impairment, dementia, Parkinsons, movement disorders