Neurological Disorders

ISSN: 2329-6895

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Ahmed Fathelrahman Rizgalla Mohammed

Department of Medicine, University of Gezira, Sudan

  • Case Report   
    A Patient with Extensive Meningeal Calcification due to Pseudohypoparathyroidism: A Case Report
    Author(s): Mahmoud Hussien Salih Daoud, Abubakr Elmotesim Abdulla Elamin and Ahmed Fathelrahman Rizgalla Mohammed*

    Background: This case emphasizes the adulthood onset of PHP with the association of new pattern of brain calcification which is exclusively falx cerebri and supratentorial. Case presentation: A 35 year old man with 17 year history of epilepsy on Carbamazepine, referred from neurosurgical department where was diagnosed with hydrocephalus complicated by secondary severe optic atrophy and underwent Ventriculo-Peritoneal shunt. Imaging revealed Falx Cerebri, Supratentorial calcification, biochemical tests showed hypocalcemia, hypophosphatemia and elevated parathyroid hormone. Patient was given Vitamin D and Calcium in order to improve the outcome. Conclusion: Although PHP being a rare possibility especially in adult, it has to be considered in incidental meningeal calcification and to be picked up early before .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-6895.23.11.541

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