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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 48  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 331-333

Persistent cerebellar dysfunction following acute lithium toxicity: A report of two cases


1 Neuron Psychological Care Center, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E
2 Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College, New Civil Hospital, Surat, Gujarat, India
3 Department of Psychiatry, Smt. N.H.L. Municipal Medical College and Sheth V.S. General Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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Dr. Girish Banwari
Neuron Psychological Care Center, Abu Dhabi
U.A.E
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7613.182896

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Neurological disturbances caused by lithium range from simple side effects such as benign tremor to acute reversible neurotoxicity. Rarely, lithium is reported to cause irreversible, permanent neurological sequelae most commonly manifested as cerebellar dysfunction, although other presentations have also been described. We report two cases of persistent cerebellar syndrome following acute lithium toxicity and discuss them in the light of existing literature on the subject.






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