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Symmetrical thalamic calcifications
Symmetrical thalamic calcifications are clinically distinguished by a low Apgar score, spasticity or marked hypotonia, weak or absent cry, poor feeding, and facial diplegia or weakness.
ORPHA:1314Classification level: Disorder
- Bilateral symmetrical thalamic gliosis
- Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
- Inheritance: Not applicable
- Age of onset: Neonatal
- ICD-10: G93.8
- OMIM: -
- UMLS: -
- MeSH: -
- GARD: 5070
- MedDRA: -
It is an extremely rare condition, with about 30 cases described in the literature.
The calcifications are revealed by computed tomography scanning.
The prognosis is very poor.
A summary on this disease is available in Deutsch (2006) Español (2006) Français (2006) Italiano (2006) Nederlands (2006)
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