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Increased Sensitivity to Atypical Antipsychotics in a Patient With Dandy-Walker Variant With Schizophrenia
Aninda Sidana, M.B.B.S.; Sukanto Sarkar, M.B.B.S., M.D., D.P.M.; Sivaprakash Balasundaram, M.B.B.S., M.D.; Samir Kumar Praharaj, M.B.B.S., M.D., D.P.M.
The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 2013;25:E31-E32. doi:10.1176/appi.neuropsych.12070162
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Dept. of Psychiatry Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute Puducherry, India
Dept. of Psychiatry Kasturba Medical College Manipal, Karnataka, India

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To the Editor: Dandy-Walker variant, characterized by cerebellar hypoplasia without marked expansion of the posterior fossa, has been classified as a continuum of Dandy-Walker malformation. We report a case of a Dandy-Walker variant in association with schizophrenia, in which there was worsening of tardive dyskinesia with low doses of atypical antipsychotics.

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FIGURE 1. CT Scan of Brain, Showing Mild Dilated Fourth Ventricle With Hypoplasia of Cerebellar Vermis Without a Posterior Fossa Cyst


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