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Focal neurologic symptoms in panic attacks.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3963257     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Among 350 referrals to a neurology service, 19 (5%) had panic attacks manifesting as focal neurologic symptoms. Diagnostic clues included multiple symptoms, normal results on neurologic examination, personal stress, dietary extremes, age 20-50 years, and symptom reproduction by hyperventilation. Focal neurologic symptoms should not exclude a diagnosis of panic attack.
Authors:
P K Coyle; A B Sterman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of psychiatry     Volume:  143     ISSN:  0002-953X     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1986 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-05-19     Completed Date:  1986-05-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370512     Medline TA:  Am J Psychiatry     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  648-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Ambulatory Care
Anxiety Disorders / diagnosis*,  psychology
Diagnosis, Differential
Fear*
Female
Humans
Hyperventilation / complications,  psychology
Male
Middle Aged
Nervous System Diseases / diagnosis*
Panic*

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