Hypomania from the left frontal AVM resection
Department of Psychiatry; Department of Neurosurgery
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.
Neurology. 2000 Mar 28;54(6):1389-90. Link to article on publisher's website
Benjamin S, Kirsch D, Visscher T, Ozbayrak KR, Weaver JP. (2000). Hypomania from the left frontal AVM resection. Psychiatry Publications. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/psych_pp/460