Open J Psychiatry Allied Sci. 2020 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Neuropsychiatric manifestations in multiple sclerosis: clinical case report and review of literature.

Kumari M, Singh H, Keerthi GDU, Mudigabba MK.

Abstract

Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disability affecting young and middle-aged adults. Neuropsychiatric manifestations in the background of multiple sclerosis had been reported as a sporadic occurrence. Case description: Here, we report the case of a 57-year-old man who developed neuropsychiatric manifestations during the course of MS. Discussion: In our case, the presence of MS might be a possible reason for the neuropsychiatric manifestations. However, not many case reports have previously acknowledged wherein a patient developed neuropsychiatric symptoms secondary to multiple sclerosis. Conclusion: Hence, this case stresses the need for future studies assessing the relationship between multiple sclerosis and psychosis.

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