Bilateral calcifications in the basal ganglia, and frontal and parietal lobes of a patient with coeliac disease

Yildirim S., Tiker F., Barutcu Ö. , Cengiz N.

PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY, vol.35, no.7, pp.710-712, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00247-005-1416-8
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.710-712


Previous authors have described a specific syndrome of coeliac disease, bilateral cerebral calcifications and epileptic seizures. We report a 4-year-old boy with coeliac disease who had bilateral calcifications in the basal ganglia and frontal and parietal lobes, but did not exhibit epileptic seizures.