Pseudohypoparathyroidism with striopallidodentate calcification. A case report and review of the Literature

Yuichi MANABE, Masashi ARAKI, Katsuyuki TAKEDA, Satoshi YOKOTA, Taeko KIMURA
1989 Japanese Journal of Medicine  
Onecase of calcification in the striopallidodentate system associated with pseudohypoparathyroidism type I is described. Striopallidodentate calcification accompanying a disturbance in calcium metabolism is, to our knowledge, extremely rare with only thirteen previously documented cases reported, of which only two cases accompany pseudohypoparathyroidism. Moreover, our case showed an elevated titer of antiparietal-cell antibody. Calcification of the striopallidodentate (SPD) system is a
more » ... n characterized by the occurrence of bilateral calcification usually extending to the white matter in the basal ganglia and in the dentate nuclei of the cerebellum (1).
doi:10.2169/internalmedicine1962.28.391 fatcat:wpxzaa3sdbgptcdu3lsecvfl5q