Fahr, Karl Theodor

Fahr, Karl Theodor

(far)
[Ger. pathologist, 1877–1945]

Fahr disease

Idiopathic basal ganglia calcification.

Fahr syndrome

A rare autosomal dominant movement disorder caused by the abnormal accumulation of calcium in the basal ganglia and the cerebral cortex.
Synonym: familial idiopathic basal ganglia calcification