Imaging of bilateral striopallidodentate calcinosis.


Bilateral symmetric striopallidodentate calcinosis, also known as Fahr's disease, is characterized by bilateral calcifications of the basal ganglia, thalami, dentate nuclei of the cerebellum, and the white matter of the cerebral hemisphere. Intracranial calcifications are easily visible as high-density areas on computed tomographic images. On magnetic… (More)


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@article{Ogi2002ImagingOB, title={Imaging of bilateral striopallidodentate calcinosis.}, author={Shigeyuki Ogi and Nobuyoshi Fukumitsu and Daisuke Tsuchida and Mayuki Uchiyama and Yutaka Mori and Kazutaka Matsui}, journal={Clinical nuclear medicine}, year={2002}, volume={27 10}, pages={721-4} }