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my 7 year old nephew has had headaches for 2 months, had an mri showing calcium deposits in frontal lobe. What could be causing this, what is treatment.

my 7 year old nephew has had headaches for 2 full months after visiting Mexico.  He feels run down, low grad fevers and aching dull head aches.  His MRI showed calcium deposits in frontal lobe.  What is causing this and what are ways to treat.


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Thank you very much for your question; although it is quite difficult for me to give you a precise opinion here without being able to examine him & seeing his investigation reports, but I would try to provide you some relevant information about his health concern.  

It appears that high calcium deposits in brain could be due to hormonal imbalance (eg. pseudohypoparathyriodism), high calcium/vitamin D intake and improper healing of fractured bone in brain. This may result into symptoms of severe headache, cognitive impairment, dementia, and depression as well. If he suffers continuous headache, please arrange an appointment with a neurologist right away who will evaluate the possibilities here and can provide you further treatment. Hope this information proves helpful to you.

Take Care & Regards!!!
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Fahr's disease is symmetrical and bilateral. If not, that is good news. Paula428
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