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A case of ciprofloxacin-induced acute polymorphic psychosis with a distinct deficit of the executive functions

Grimm, Dr. Oliver and Alm, Dr. Barbara (2005) A case of ciprofloxacin-induced acute polymorphic psychosis with a distinct deficit of the executive functions. [Preprint]

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Abstract

We present the case of a 45-year-old female patient who developed an acute polymorphic psychosis after treatment with the antibiotic ciprofloxacin. The patient showed a distinct neuropsychological deficit of the executive function. Comparing the psychopharmacological features of ketamine and ciprofloxacine we hypothesize that ciprofloxacine leads to psychosis similar to a ketamine induced psychosis. Our case report is unique not only because fluorquinolone induced psychosis has a very low incidence, but although because we were the first in obtaining a detailed neuropsychological testing.

Item Type:Preprint
Keywords:ciprofloxacine induced psychosis, acute psychosis, neuropsychology ciprofloxacine
Subjects:Neuroscience > Neuropsychiatry
ID Code:4187
Deposited By:Grimm, Dr. med. Oliver
Deposited On:14 Apr 2005
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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