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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 50, No. 2, 2002, pp. 194-197
Bioline Code: ni02053
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Neurology India, Vol. 50, No. 2, 2002, pp. 194-197

 en Case Report - Schizencephaly Associated with Bipolar Affective Disorder
P. Relan, S.K. Chaturvedi, B. Shetty


Schizencephaly is a rare congenital anomaly of the brain, characterized by formation of abnormal unilateral or bilateral clefts in the cerebral hemispheres. It often manifests with partial seizures, mental retardation and hemiparesis. Only two cases of schizencephaly associated with psychosis have been reported in the literature. A patient of schizencephaly, who had bipolar affective disorder is described. It has been compared with the earlier two reported cases of schizencephaly associated with pyschosis.

Schizencephaly, Bipolar affective disorder, Neurodevelopmental anomalies

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