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Familial idiopathic basal ganglia calcification


Other Names for this Disease
  • Bilateral striopallidodentate calcinosis
  • BSPDC
  • Cerebral calcification nonarteriosclerotic idiopathic adult-onset
  • Cerebrovascular ferrocalcinosis
  • Fahr disease, familial (formerly)
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Other Names for this Disease
  • Bilateral striopallidodentate calcinosis
  • BSPDC
  • Cerebral calcification nonarteriosclerotic idiopathic adult-onset
  • Cerebrovascular ferrocalcinosis
  • Fahr disease, familial (formerly)
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.