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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Computerized tomography findings in Fahr's syndrome|
|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.|
|Editor:||Assoc Arquivos De Neuro- Psiquiatria|
|Appears in Collections:||Artigos e Materiais de Revistas Científicas - Unicamp|
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