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Year : 1990  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 287-289

Myxoedema Presenting with Psychosis


1 Lecturer in Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore-575 001, India
2 Professor of Psychiatry, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore-575 001, India
3 Consultant Physician, Gurukripa Nursing Home, 117, West of Ohord Road, Mahalaxmipuram, Bangalore-560 086, India

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Ashok Chandra R Rao
Lecturer in Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore-575 001
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Presented here is the case report of a lady who was referred for evaluation and management of frank psychotic manifestations. A carefully taken history and physical findings pointed to the presence of hypothyroidism. This was later confirmed by laboratory evaluation. The patient improved after thyroxine supplementation.



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