Fahr's syndrome

What is Fahr's syndrome?

Idiopathic Basal Ganglia Calcification, also known as Fahr disease, is a rare, genetically dominant, inherited neurological disorder characterized by abnormal deposits of calcium in areas of the brain that control movement. Through the use of CT scans, calcifications are seen primarily in the basal ganglia and in other areas such as the cerebral cortex.

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My father aged 66 has the following problem, pls. suggest a solution
Findings:
Dense calcifications are seen in the basal ganglia, thalami, corona...

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Regarding the dense calcification in the brain which is symmetrical suggests the possibility of Idiopathic Basal Ganglia...

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Side effect of Wysolone steriod in BY pateint (Cardace 2.5 since a month) + MRI suggestive findings of Basal Ganglia Calficication Recently I have...

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PLZ MR,THIS FAHR;S DISEASE IS CALCIFICATION IN BASALGANGLIA IS 7MM,&NOT EXTENSIVE INVOLMENT(LIKE OTHER CORTICAL AREAS ARE NOT INVOLVED).OK SYMPTOMS...

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when standing my right leg shakes uncontrollably, it progresses the longer i stand til it feels like my the whole of my lower body and trunk areas...

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There are three main causes of tremors:
1. Essential tremors- it is the commonest cause of tremors...

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What is the outcome and the symptoms of basal ganglia calcifications? Thank you.

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