TITLE

Polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis associated with Fahr's syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Dundar, U.; Solak, O.; Yigit, I.; Kavuncu, V.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences;Jul-Dec2007, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p85
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Bilateral symmetric calcification involving striatum pallidum with or without deposits in the dentate nucleus, thalamus and white matter is commonly referred to as Fahr's syndrome. Symptoms of the disorder may include deterioration of motor function, spasticity, spastic paralysis, dysarthria, dementia, seizures, headache and athetosis. The clinical and imaging abnormalities are restricted to the central nervous system (CNS). We report an unusual association of Fahr's syndrome with polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis in a girl.
ACCESSION #
27450625

 

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