Dementia

06 November 2007

Fahr's disease

Fahr's disease is a dementing condition that is characterised by abnormal movements and progressive cognitive impairment.

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Fahr's disease is a dementing condition that is characterised by abnormal movements and progressive cognitive impairment.

The condition consists of calcification of one of the deep nuclei in the brain, called the basal ganglia.

For more information visit: Dementia SA: http://www.dementiasa.org/ or Alzheimer’s South Africa: http://www.alzheimers.org.za

 

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