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Ind Psychiatry J. 2013 Jul;22(2):153-4. doi: 10.4103/0972-6748.132931.

Neuropsychiatric manifestations of Fahr's disease pathogenesis and potential for treatment.

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1
Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College, Srinagar, Kashmir, India.
2
Department of Psychiatry, Peoples College of Medical Sciences, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
3
Department of Psychiatry, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
4
Department of Psychiatry, B J Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India.

Abstract

Fahr's disease (FD) is a rare neuropsychiatric disease consisting of bilateral basal ganglia calcification with neurological, cognitive, and psychiatric manifestations. We report here a sporadic case of FDs with its neuropsychology.

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Bilateral basal ganglia calcification; Fahr's diseases; psychosis

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