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Learning from errors
The lady with a calcified brain
  1. S K Mathur1,
  2. Monika Saini2,
  3. Anand Kumar Bhardwaj1
  1. 1Paediatrics Department, MMIMSR, Ambala, Haryana, India
  2. 2MMIMSR, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Anand Kumar Bhardwaj, col.akbhardwaj{at}


The authors present here a case that demonstrates the importance of exclusion of metabolic conditions before giving a diagnosis of Fahr disease. This case also highlights the possibility of exacerbation of hypocalcaemia by antiepileptic agents.

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