USMLE step 2 Mcq 298:A 6 year old boy is brought to the pediatrician by his mother

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Question:
A 6 year old boy is brought to the pediatrician by his mother.She complains that he has been having 'funny dizzy turns' but has never had a fit or loss of consciousness. On taking a history and on examination, there was no abnormality detected. The physician decides to perform a CT scan of the brain. In the report there was a remark about 'numerous calcifications around the lateral ventricle'. These periventricular calcifications in a child are most likely to be due to

a) Wilson's disease
b) idiopathic hypoglycemia
c) toxoplasmosis infection
d) hypoxia during delivery
e) recurrent idiopathic hypotension


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