CASE STUDY: NEUROPSYCHIATRIC SEQUAELE OF HYPERTENSION
Dr. Birva Desai*, Dr. Rashmin Cholera and Dr. Chetan Vispute
Neuropsychiatric features like depression, anxiety, cognitive impairment and rarely psychosis can be a presenting feature or complications of stroke. Although rare, post-stroke psychosis can lead to diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma in the management of stroke. Early diagnosis and treatment can prevent both neurological and neuropsychiatric complications of stroke. Here we present a case of a hypertensive female who presented with features of acute psychosis following cerebrovascular accident which resolved immediately after the treatment of underlying cause.
Keywords: Acute psychosis, hypertension, stroke.
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