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Year : 1993  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 135-136

Long - Lasting Lithium Neurotoxicity in an Adolesecent


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

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Rakesh Khanna
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Kanke, Ranchi - 834 006
India
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Acute lithium intoxication is well known. A case of long tasting lithium neurotoxicity in an adolescent male is reported, who showed signs of cerebellar as well as brain stem involvement. Persistent lithium neurotoxicity is discussed and the recommendation made that this condition be considered irreversible only if no substantial recovery occurs in the first six months.



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