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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 91-93

Diagnosis of frontal meningioma presenting with psychiatric symptoms

1 Department of Psychiatry, PIMS, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
2 Department of Psychiatry, GMC, Patiala, Punjab, India
3 Department of Psychiatry, GTB Hospital, New Delhi, India
4 Department of Radio-Diagnosis, GMC, Patiala, Punjab, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr Saurabh Yakhmi
Department of Psychiatry, Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Garha Road, Jalandhar, Punjab 144001
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0019-5545.148534

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The frontal lobes of the brain are notoriously "silent": Benign tumors such as meningiomas that compress the frontal lobes from the outside may not produce any symptoms other than progressive change of personality and intellect until they are large. We present two cases with symptoms suggestive of depressive episodes, which on further investigations showed space occupying lesions suggestive of frontal meningiomas.



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