Kazunori Hashimoto

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Patients with marked calcification of the basal ganglia and cerebellum have traditionally been referred to as having Fahr's disease, but the nomenclature has been criticized for including heterogeneous etiology. We describe 3 patients with idiopathic bilateral striatopallidodentate calcinosis (IBSPDC). The patients were a 24-year-old man with mental(More)
The remarkable calcification of the basal ganglia and cerebellum has been traditionally called Fahr’s disease, but this nomenclature is criticized for including heterogeneous diseases. To determine the pattern of some biological metals in the hair of patients with Fahr’s disease, we investigated the levels of 24 bioelements in the hair of 28 patients (17(More)
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