Hypomania from the left frontal AVM resection
Department of Psychiatry; Department of Neurosurgery
Medical Subject Headings
Adult; Arteriovenous Malformations; Bipolar Disorder; Frontal Lobe; Humans; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Male
Right frontal injury often has been associated with development of manic behavior. Reports of similar behavior change with left-sided frontal damage are rare. We report a patient who developed hypomania after removal of an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) from the left frontal lobe.
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Citation: Neurology. 2000 Mar 28;54(6):1389-90. Link to article on publisher's website
Benjamin, Sheldon; Kirsch, Daniel; Visscher, T.; Ozbayrak, Kaan R.; and Weaver, John P., "Hypomania from the left frontal AVM resection" (2000). Psychiatry Publications and Presentations. 460.