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CASE REPORT
Year : 2005  |  Volume : 47  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 58-59

Psychotic symptoms in acromegaly


Department of Psychiatry, Father Muller Medical College, Kankanady, Mangalore, Karnataka 575002, India

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A T Safeekh
Department of Psychiatry, Father Muller Medical College, Kankanady, Mangalore, Karnataka 575002
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5545.46078

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Various psychiatric symptoms have been reported in patients with acromegaly. Most of them are personality changes characterized by lack of initiative and spontaneity. There are few case reports of the presence of auditory and visual hallucinations, and delusions in patients with acromegaly. We report a patient with acromegaly who had psychotic symptoms including Schneiderian first-rank symptoms.



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