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Familial idiopathic basal ganglia calcification

Other Names for this Disease
  • Bilateral striopallidodentate calcinosis
  • Cerebral calcification nonarteriosclerotic idiopathic adult-onset
  • Fahr disease, familial (formerly)
  • Ferrocalcinosis, cerebrovascular
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