alexa Electroconvulsive therapy in a pediatric patient with malignant catatonia and paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis.


Brain Disorders & Therapy

Author(s): Lee A, Glick DB, Dinwiddie SH

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Abstract Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis is a rare disorder that can cause memory loss, confusion, personality change, cognitive dysfunction, and psychosis. We present a case of an 11-year-old girl who was successfully treated with electroconvulsive therapy for a catatonic state associated with paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis caused by an ovarian teratoma. This article was published in J ECT and referenced in Brain Disorders & Therapy

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