Title

Hypomania from the left frontal AVM resection

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry; Department of Neurosurgery

Date

4-4-2000

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Adult; Arteriovenous Malformations; Bipolar Disorder; Frontal Lobe; Humans; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Male

Disciplines

Psychiatry

Abstract

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

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Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

10746620