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Bilateral papilloedema in long term therapy with lithium carbonate.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6777789     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 31-year-old white woman developed bilateral papilloedema whilst on lithium carbonate therapy for five years because of manic depressive illness. Oedema of the optic disc disappeared after lithium administration had been discontinued. To our knowledge this is the second case of this kind which has been reported in literature.
P Pesando; G Nuzzi; G Maraini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pharmakopsychiatrie, Neuro-Psychopharmakologie     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0031-7098     ISO Abbreviation:  Pharmakopsychiatr Neuropsychopharmakol     Publication Date:  1980 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-02-26     Completed Date:  1981-02-26     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0146540     Medline TA:  Pharmakopsychiatr Neuropsychopharmakol     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  235-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Lithium / adverse effects*
Lithium Carbonate
Optic Disk / pathology
Papilledema / chemically induced*
Visual Fields / drug effects
Reg. No./Substance:
554-13-2/Lithium Carbonate; 7439-93-2/Lithium

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