Pineal gland calcification has been linked with stroke incident. - GreenMedInfo Summary
[Elements of system semiotics of the brain and head with cranial vessels of patients with stroke and with risk of stroke development].
Lik Sprava. 2007 Apr-May(3):47-50. PMID: 18271180
By means of a multispiral computer and magnetic resonance tomography 211 patients with an ischemic stroke, 109 patients with hemorrhagic stroke, 41 patients with an arterial hypertensia, 43 patients with aneurism, 58 patients with discirculation encephalopathy, 125 patients with ischemic illness of heart, practically healthy 62 have been observed. The author found high frequency of pathological deformations of carotid and vertebral arteries of not closed arterial circle, calcification of the pineal body and vascular plexus of lateral ventricles. cysts of maxillary sinuses of patients with stroke in comparison with patients at risk of the development of stroke and practically healthy subjects.