Agata Brzozowska

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This paper reports a case of a 14-year-old boy with arachnoid cyst in the right parietal region, who was referred to the child psychiatry department due to anorexia nervosa. A few days after admission he developed nihilistic and guilt delusions and lapsed into catatonia. The diagnostic problems and relations between his various pathological conditions(More)
Pellagra is a potentially fatal, nutritional disease with cutaneous, gastrointestinal, and neuropsychiatric manifestations. Because of the diversity of pellagra's signs and symptoms, diagnosis is difficult without an appropriate index of suspicion. A case of pellagra in a 14-year-old girl with anorexia nervosa is presented. Signs and symptoms of pellagra(More)
The authors present the review of literature concerning schizophrenia, schizophrenia type and delusional disorders in patients with a lifetime diagnosis of anorexia nervosa (AN). The authors describe also 3 patients (2 cases of paranoid schizophrenia and 1 case of catatonic syndrome). The clinical features in all patients are discussed. In 1 patient the(More)
Analysis of the results of treatment of 132 patients hospitalized because of anorexia nervosa is presented. Average time of observation after hospitalization was 7,9/12 years. Mean age when the disease started was 13,7/12 years, when the analysis was performed--22 years. Catamnestic data were received directly from patients--46, from family members--25,(More)
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