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Psychosis following temporal lobe surgery: a report of six cases.
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PMID:  1895129     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Six consecutive patients who had had temporal lobe surgery for epilepsy, and been referred for psychiatric assessment of psychotic symptoms, are reported. Their symptoms (a delusional depression, four schizophrenia-like illnesses, and a case of Capgras' syndrome) are discussed in relation to the possible role of their operations, all of which were on the right hemisphere.
C J Mace; M R Trimble
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry     Volume:  54     ISSN:  0022-3050     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr.     Publication Date:  1991 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-10-24     Completed Date:  1991-10-24     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985191R     Medline TA:  J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  639-44     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institute of Neurology, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Diseases / physiopathology,  surgery
Diffuse Cerebral Sclerosis of Schilder / physiopathology,  surgery
Dominance, Cerebral / physiology
Epidermal Cyst / physiopathology,  surgery
Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe / physiopathology,  surgery
Follow-Up Studies
Postoperative Complications / etiology*,  physiopathology,  psychology
Psychotic Disorders / etiology*,  physiopathology,  psychology
Temporal Lobe / physiopathology,  surgery*

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