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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Computerized Tomography Findings In Fahr's Syndrome.
Author: Faria, Andréia V
Pereira, Inês C
Nanni, Livio
Abstract: We analyzed computerized tomography (CT) findings in six patients with Fahr's syndrome. They presented calcifications in basal ganglia, dentate nucleus, subcortical region and semioval center, due to alteration in calcium metabolism or due to senile relative hypoxemic state. The image pattern was not strictly related with etiology, although some differences in dystrophic senile calcifications (the only one present in semioval center and absent in subcortical region). CT is an easy exam, has maximum sensitivity and allows diagnosis, contributing to early treatment of many etiologies of Fahr's syndrome.
Subject: Adult
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Child, Preschool
Sensitivity And Specificity
Tomography, X-ray Computed
Citation: Arquivos De Neuro-psiquiatria. v. 62, n. 3B, p. 789-92, 2004-Sep.
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: /S0004-282X2004000500009
Date Issue: 2004
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