Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms in an Adolescent Appearing after Cerebellar Vermian Mass ResectionCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Avinash De Sousa,
Carmel, 18, St. Francis Road, Off S.V. Road, Santacruz West, Mumbai –400054, India.
Obsessive compulsive symptoms have been reported in frontal lobe tumours and basal ganglia lesions. We report herewith a case of an adolescent who had a vermian cystic mass for which he underwent excision surgery. Three months postsurgery family members noticed that he started with repeated hand washing and abnormal walking pattern. Also, he developed bedwetting in sleep at night. He was given clinical diagnosis of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Nocturnal enuresis following a cerebellar mass removal which improved with fluoxetine and impiramine respectively.
Cerebellum, Enuresis, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tumour
Harshal Sathe, Sagar Karia, Avinash De Sousa, Nilesh Shah. OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE SYMPTOMS IN AN ADOLESCENT APPEARING AFTER CEREBELLAR VERMIAN MASS RESECTION. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2016 May [cited: 2018 Jan 21 ]; 10:VD01-VD02. Available from
Date of Submission: Jan 22, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Feb 05, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Feb 29, 2016
Date of Publishing: May 01, 2016
Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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