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Year : 1998  |  Volume : 40  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 189-191

Dandy-Walker Syndrome with Epilepsy and Psychosis : An Atypical Presentation


1 Senior Resident in Psychiatry, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi - 834 006, India
2 Resident in Psychiatry, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi - 834 006, India
3 Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi - 834 006, India

Correspondence Address:
Jnanamay Das
Resident in Psychiatry, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi - 834 006
India
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A case of "Dandy-Walker Syndrome' with secondary Generalised tonic clonic seizures and post-ictal psychosis is reported in a 33 year old man. The venthculo-pehtoneal shunt procedure, carried on 3 years back has failed to bring down the seizure frequency. Electrophysiological and neuropsychological investigation suggest impairment in left temporal lobe.



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