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Fahr's Syndrome

Fahr's Syndrome: Introduction

Fahr's Syndrome: Fahr's syndrome is a rare neurological disorder characterized by abnormal deposits of calcium in certain of areas of the brain including the ... more about Fahr's Syndrome.

Fahr's Syndrome: A rare neurologic disorder where calcium is deposited in various parts of the brain resulting in progressive loss of motor and mental function. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Fahr's Syndrome is available below.

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Fahr's Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Fahr's Syndrome

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Fahr's Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Fahr's Syndrome

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Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis. more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which more »

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Prognosis for Fahr's Syndrome

Prognosis for Fahr's Syndrome: The prognosis for individuals with Fahr's syndrome is poor. Progressive neurological deterioration generally results in disability and death. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Fahr's Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

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Article Excerpts about Fahr's Syndrome

Fahr's syndrome is a rare neurological disorder characterized by abnormal deposits of calcium in certain of areas of the brain including the basal ganglia and the cerebral cortex. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Fahr's Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Fahr's Syndrome:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Fahr's Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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