Intracranial calcification in hyperparathyroidism associated with gait apraxia and parkinsonism

David Margolin, John Hammerstad, Eric Orwoll, Michael McClung, Douglas Calhoun

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Two patients with hyperparathyroidism had symmetric calcification of the brain, including the basal ganglia. In both patients, the neurologic disorder included parkinsonism and gait apraxia. Computerized tomography may help define the prevalence and clinical manifestations of this rare syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1005-1007
Number of pages3
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1980


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  • Clinical Neurology

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