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Tuberous Sclerosis Presenting as Psychosis in an Adolescent Patient
Soumitra Ghosh, M.B.B.S., M.D.; Pranit Kumar Chaudhury, M.B.B.S., M.D.; Arnab Bhattacharya, M.B.B.S., M.D., D.P.M.; Samir Kumar Praharaj, M.B.B.S., M.D., D.P.M.
The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 2014;26:E38. doi:10.1176/appi.neuropsych.13020035
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Dept. of Psychiatry, Silchar Medical College and Hospital, Silchar, Assam, India
E-mail: drsghosh640@yahoo.co.in

Psychiatrist, Assam, India

Specialist in Psychiatry, Tata Motors Hospital, Jamshedpur, India

Dept. of Psychiatry, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India

Correspondence: Dr. Praharaj; e-mail: samirpsyche@yahoo.co.in

Copyright © 2014 American Psychiatric Association


To the Editor: Neuropsychiatric manifestations ranging from autistic symptoms, hyperkinesis, and rarely, psychosis are not uncommon in tuberous sclerosis. We report on an adolescent patient with tuberous sclerosis presenting as psychosis, which responded to treatment with trifluoperazine.

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