Dyke-Davidoff-Masson syndrome

Dr. Md. Rashidul Haque, MBBS, FCPS (Psychiatry) Dyke-Davidoff-Masson syndrome (DDMS) is a rare disease comprising hemiparesis, seizures, facial asymmetry, and mental retardation. This rare condition derives its name from the researchers Dyke, Davidoff, and Masson who first reported the condition way back in 1933. They described plain skull radiographic changes in 9 patients who presented […]

Fahr’s Disease

Dr. Md. Rashidul Haque MBBS, FCPS (Psychiatry) Member, American Psychiatric Association Member, European Psychiatric Association. Fahr’s disease or Fahr’s syndrome is a rare, neurological disorder characterized by abnormal calcified deposits inbasal ganglia and cerebral cortex. It is also known as familial idiopathic basal ganglia calcification or primary familial brain calcification. Calcified deposits are made up of […]