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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : May | Volume : 11 | Issue : 5 | Page : VD03 - VD04

Psychosis in a Case of Dandy-Walker Syndrome: A Case Report VD03-VD04

Ripu Daman Dawra, Sagar Karia, Nilesh Shah, Avinash Desousa

Dr. Avinash Desousa,
Carmel, 18 St. Francis Road, Off SV Road, Santacruz West, Mumbai-400054, Maharashtra, India.

Dandy Walker Syndrome (DWS) is a congenital malformation with brain abnormalities, intellectual disabilities, epilepsy and visible structural changes in particular brain structures. We present here a case of psychosis in an 18-year-old male with DWS, epilepsy and intellectual disability. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the clinically relevant issues, psychopharmacological issues, neuropsychiatric manifestations and consultation liaison issues involved.