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  • Albin, R. L., Young, A. B., & Penney, J. B. (1989). The functional anatomy of basal ganglia disorders. Trends in neurosciences, 12(10), 366-375.
  • Benke, T., Karner, E., Seppi, K., Delazer, M., Marksteiner, J., & Donnemiller, E. (2004). Subacute dementia and imaging correlates in a case of Fahr’s disease. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 75(8), 1163-1165.
  • Chiu, H. F., Lam, L. C., Shum, P. P., & Li, K. W. (1993). Idiopathic calcification of the basal ganglia. Postgraduate medical journal, 69(807), 68-70.
  • Francis, A. F. (1979). Familial basal ganglia calcification and schizophreniform psychosis. The British Journal of Psychiatry.
  • Geschwind, D. H., Loginov, M., & Stern, J. M. (1999). Identification of a locus on chromosome 14q for idiopathic basal ganglia calcification (Fahr disease). The American Journal of Human Genetics, 65(3), 764-772.
  • Hempel, A., Henze, M., Berghoff, C., Garcia, N., Ody, R., & Schröder, J. (2001). PET findings and neuropsychological deficits in a case of Fahr's disease. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 108(2), 133-140.
  • Hoque, M. A., Siddiqui, M. R., Arafat, Y., Khan, S. U., Rahman, K. M., Mondol, B. A., & Mohammad, Q. D. (2010). Fahr's disease: a very rare cause of epilepsy. Mymensingh medical journal: MMJ, 19(1), 127.
  • Malik, R., Pandya, V. K., & Naik, D. (2004). Fahr disease-a rare neurodegenerative disorder. Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging, 14(4), 383.
  • Shouyama, M., Kitabata, Y., Kaku, T., & Shinosaki, K. (2005). Evaluation of regional cerebral blood flow in Fahr disease with schizophrenia-like psychosis: a case report. American journal of neuroradiology, 26(10), 2527-2529.
  • Warren, J. D., Mummery, C. J., Al-Din, A. S., Brown, P., & Wood, N. W. (2002). Corticobasal degeneration syndrome with basal ganglia calcification: Fahr's disease as a corticobasal look-alike?. Movement disorders, 17(3), 563-567.
  • Wider, C., Dickson, D. W., Schweitzer, K. J., Broderick, D. F., & Wszolek, Z. K. (2009). Familial idiopathic basal ganglia calcification: a challenging clinical–pathological correlation. Journal of neurology, 256(5), 839-842.

 

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