Choreoacanthocytosis: Report of a case with psychiatric features

Bernard Wyszynski, Arnold Merriam, Alice Medalia, Christine Lawrence

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Abstract

A case of choreoacanthocytosis with psychiatric features is reported. The psychiatric aspects of previously reported cases in the literature are reviewed, and a hypothesis is offered for the patient’s and family’s misattribution of the symptoms to functional illness.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)137-144
Number of pages8
JournalNeuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology
Volume2
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1989

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Keywords

  • Acanthocytosis
  • Choreoacanthocytosis
  • Huntington’s chorea
  • Movement disorder
  • Preparation potential

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Neurology
  • Psychology(all)

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Wyszynski, B., Merriam, A., Medalia, A., & Lawrence, C. (1989). Choreoacanthocytosis: Report of a case with psychiatric features. Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology, 2(2), 137-144.

Choreoacanthocytosis : Report of a case with psychiatric features. / Wyszynski, Bernard; Merriam, Arnold; Medalia, Alice; Lawrence, Christine.

In: Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology, Vol. 2, No. 2, 1989, p. 137-144.

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Wyszynski, B, Merriam, A, Medalia, A & Lawrence, C 1989, 'Choreoacanthocytosis: Report of a case with psychiatric features', Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 137-144.
Wyszynski, Bernard ; Merriam, Arnold ; Medalia, Alice ; Lawrence, Christine. / Choreoacanthocytosis : Report of a case with psychiatric features. In: Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology. 1989 ; Vol. 2, No. 2. pp. 137-144.
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