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Bipolar disorder associated with tuberous sclerosis: Chance association or aetiological relationship?

Chopra VK, Cintury Y, Sinha VK - Indian J Psychiatry (2006)

Bottom Line: Mental retardation, epilepsy, autism and hyperactivity are commonly reported neuropsychiatric disorders associated with tuberous sclerosis.Rarely, other psychiatric disorders such as psychosis, depression and anxiety associated with this condition have been reported in the literature.A case of bipolar disorder associated with tuberous sclerosis with onset of the first manic episode at the age of 7 years is reported.

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ABSTRACT
Tuberous sclerosis is a rare disorder. Mental retardation, epilepsy, autism and hyperactivity are commonly reported neuropsychiatric disorders associated with tuberous sclerosis. Rarely, other psychiatric disorders such as psychosis, depression and anxiety associated with this condition have been reported in the literature. A case of bipolar disorder associated with tuberous sclerosis with onset of the first manic episode at the age of 7 years is reported. The possibility of tuberous sclerosis as one of the causes of secondary mood disorder in very young children is also discussed.

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Mentions: Physical examination revealed adenoma sebaceum on the face (Fig. 1). Apart from that, there was nothing remarkable. Mental status examination revealed increased psychomotor activity, increased speech, grandiose ideation, cheerful affect and auditory hallucinations.


Bipolar disorder associated with tuberous sclerosis: Chance association or aetiological relationship?

Chopra VK, Cintury Y, Sinha VK - Indian J Psychiatry (2006)

(a and b) Adenoma sebaceum on the face
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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Figure 0001: (a and b) Adenoma sebaceum on the face
Mentions: Physical examination revealed adenoma sebaceum on the face (Fig. 1). Apart from that, there was nothing remarkable. Mental status examination revealed increased psychomotor activity, increased speech, grandiose ideation, cheerful affect and auditory hallucinations.

Bottom Line: Mental retardation, epilepsy, autism and hyperactivity are commonly reported neuropsychiatric disorders associated with tuberous sclerosis.Rarely, other psychiatric disorders such as psychosis, depression and anxiety associated with this condition have been reported in the literature.A case of bipolar disorder associated with tuberous sclerosis with onset of the first manic episode at the age of 7 years is reported.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Senior Resident.

ABSTRACT
Tuberous sclerosis is a rare disorder. Mental retardation, epilepsy, autism and hyperactivity are commonly reported neuropsychiatric disorders associated with tuberous sclerosis. Rarely, other psychiatric disorders such as psychosis, depression and anxiety associated with this condition have been reported in the literature. A case of bipolar disorder associated with tuberous sclerosis with onset of the first manic episode at the age of 7 years is reported. The possibility of tuberous sclerosis as one of the causes of secondary mood disorder in very young children is also discussed.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus