Molecular Biomarkers & Diagnosis

ISSN: 2155-9929

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Belal S


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    Can We Speak About a Psychiatric Attack During a Multiple Sclerosis?
    Author(s): Ben Ali N, Jamoussi H, Fray S, Kchaou M and Belal SBen Ali N, Jamoussi H, Fray S, Kchaou M and Belal S

    Introduction:Psychiatric disorders may be encountered in certain central nervous system diseases. In multiple sclerosis (MS) some of these manifestations have been described and are not necessarily related to the psychological impact of such disabling disease. The link between these disorders and MS remains incompletely determinated. Case report: We report a case of a 31 years old women, diagnosed since March 2010 for MS. She developed two neurological episodes: retrobulbar optic neuritis and lower limb paresthesia. She fulfilled Barkhof's MRI criteria. The new episode was associated with concomitant melancholia and psychiatric symptoms. Brain magnetic resonance imaging revealed a new frontal lesion. Biological balance was normal. The diagnosis of MS attack was established. Given to treat acute episodes, high-dose corticosteroids enabled.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9929.1000237

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