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Porphyria and psychosis: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3651985     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article reports the case of a 41 year old female with a history of acute intermittent porphyria who presented with exacerbation of a chronic psychotic illness. Though the evaluative studies for an acute porphyric episode were negative, psychological testing was consistent with an organic patchy cognitive decline. This finding is discussed in relation to the reported assymetric neuropathic lesions reported in porphyria.
Authors:
J Grabowski; V K Yeragani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0706-7437     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1987 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-11-04     Completed Date:  1987-11-04     Revised Date:  2007-08-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7904187     Medline TA:  Can J Psychiatry     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  393-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Lafayette Clinic, Detroit, Michigan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Adult
Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic, Cognitive Disorders / diagnosis*
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Hallucinations / diagnosis
Humans
Porphyrias / diagnosis*

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