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Frontal lobe calcification in hypoparathyroid states.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6189979     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Basal ganglion calcification is common in hypoparathyroid states. However, cerebral cortical calcification is rarely seen. Of the six cases previously recorded, five were in patients with idiopathic hypoparathyroidism and only one in a patient with pseudohypoparathyroidism. The present report is of a second case of pseudohypoparathyroidism with cerebral cortical calcification. It is stressed that cortical calcification occurs predominantly in the frontal lobes.
R A Bloom; D Rubinger; H Pogrund
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurology     Volume:  229     ISSN:  0340-5354     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurol.     Publication Date:  1983  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-07-15     Completed Date:  1983-07-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0423161     Medline TA:  J Neurol     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  65-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Basal Ganglia / pathology,  radiography
Brain Diseases / pathology
Calcinosis / pathology*
Frontal Lobe / pathology*
Hypoparathyroidism / pathology*
Skull / radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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