Intracranial calcification in childhood: a review of aetiologies and recognizable phenotypes.

@article{Livingston2014IntracranialCI,
  title={Intracranial calcification in childhood: a review of aetiologies and recognizable phenotypes.},
  author={John H Livingston and Stavros Stivaros and Dan Warren and Yanick J Crow},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2014},
  volume={56 7},
  pages={
          612-26
        }
}
Intracranial calcification (ICC) is a common finding on neuroimaging in paediatric neurology practice. In approximately half of all cases the calcification occurs in damaged, neoplastic, or malformed brain. For the large number of other disorders in which ICC occurs, no common pathogenetic mechanism can be suggested. Congenital infection, particularly with cytomegalovirus, accounts for a significant proportion of all cases. However, some genetic diseases, in particular Aicardi-Goutières… CONTINUE READING
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