International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
Vol. 6, Issue 9 (2020)

Sle as a cause of secondry fahr disease


Muhammad Raheel Raza, Muhammad Salman Mushtaq, Hassan Mumtaz, Aqsa Hameed, Tehreem Fatima, Arsh Zahoor

Fahr disease is a movement disorder characterized by calcium deposition in different parts of brain. It could be familial or secondary to a number of metabolic or infective causes. The age of presentation is bimodal and is according to the etiology. Here we present a case of 21 year old Pakistani female. She presented with sudden left sided weakness and dysphasia. On examination there was generalized rigidity of both upper and lower limbs. Power was unilaterally decreased on left side and her speech was dysrthric. After detailed history, examination and investigations she was diagnosed as a case of Fahr syndrome secondary to Systemic lupus erythematous Fahr syndrome has very heterogeneous clinical presentations and etiologies. Therefore, it's very imporatant to diagnose it early so that it can be properly treated.
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