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A Suicide Attempt in a Context of Bipolar Symptoms Leading to a Diagnosis of Sneddon Syndrome
Laurence Lalanne, M.D., Ph.D.; Julien Elowe, M.D.; Jean-Marie Danion, M.D., Ph.D.; Pierre Vidailhet, M.D., Ph.D.; Jack Foucher, M.D., Ph.D.
The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 2013;25:E11-E12. doi:10.1176/appi.neuropsych.11120360
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Dept. Psychiatrique CHRU Strasbourg, France

Correspondence: Dr. Lalanne; e-mail: Laurence.lalanne@neuf.fr

Copyright © 2013 American Psychiatric Association

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To the Editor: Sneddon syndrome affects neurological and dermatological vascularization. In this case, we reported a patient who stabbed himself with a knife and presented with mood disorders with incongruent psychotic features. Psychiatric symptoms are sometimes features for the onset of neurological conditions.

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FIGURE 1. MRI Scan Shows New T2 Hyperintensities in the Periventricular White Matter With Increased Diffusion-Weighted Signal

FIGURE 2. Livedo Reticularis on the Back and Buttocks
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