alexa A case of subcortical grey matter heterotopia presenting as bipolar disorder.
Neurology

Neurology

Brain Disorders & Therapy

Author(s): Bourgeois JA, Nisenbaum J, Drexler KG, Dobbins KM, Hall MJ

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Abstract A case of previously diagnosed bipolar disorder was found to be associated with unilateral subcortical grey matter heterotopia, cortical hemiatrophy, midline shift, and ventriculomegaly on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The patient responded to pharmacotherapy with lithium carbonate and carbamazepine. This case dramatically illustrates the need for neuroimaging in psychiatric patients with apparently "functional" affective illness.
This article was published in Compr Psychiatry and referenced in Brain Disorders & Therapy

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