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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 136-138

Fahr's disease and psychiatric syndromes: A case series


Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, Punjab, India

Correspondence Address:
Sandeep Grover
Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh- 160 012
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0972-6748.102527

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Fahr's disease is characterized by basal ganglia calcification with clinical manifestations in the form of neuropsychiatric disorders, neurological symptoms, and cognitive symptoms. In this case series, we describe two cases of basal ganglia calcification, one of whom presented with psychotic symptoms and the other with mood symptoms, and discuss the literature with regard to psychiatric manifestations of basal ganglia calcification.


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