Brain calcinosis and seizures in an adolescent boy.
Paediatrics and Child Health
The article focuses on the manifestation of cerebral calcification in an adolescent boy. Cerebral calcification, which is detected using computed tomography, is usually associated with disorders like sporadic and heredofamilial entities. The Patient was rushed to the hospital after his mother observed that he have altered behavior and generalized tonic-clonic seizures. He was started on intravenous calcium supplementation, phosphate binder and vitamin D supplementation and during later observations, he was found to have developed according to his age.
(2010). Brain calcinosis and seizures in an adolescent boy.. Clinical Pediatrics, 49(12), 1160-1163.
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