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When DSM-III criteria were applied to 123 Indian psychiatric outpatients with predominantly somatic symptoms, the most common axis I diagnoses were dysthymic disorder (36.6%) and generalized anxiety disorder (11.4%). Thirty-nine percent of the patients fitted only into atypical diagnostic categories.
In subclassifying 62 cases of DSM-III dissociative disorders in India, the authors found that 56 (90.3%) fell into the atypical subcategory. These cases could be easily separated into two additional subcategories, simple dissociative disorder and possession disorder, by using specified diagnostic criteria.
Transsexuals are usually found to have a normal chromosome complement. The literature to date documents four transsexuals with 47,XYY pattern. This paper reports a fertile male with major cell line of 47,XYY and a gender identity disorder.
A case of hypopituitarism following childbirth (Sheehan's Syndrome) presenting with delirium is described. Diagnosis was confirmed with pituitary stimulation tests and the patient remains symptom-free for the last three years on maintenance hormonal therapy.
Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) is a progressive disorder which has been seen only in patients with chronic kidney disease. It is associated with fibrosis of the skin and connective tissue throughout the body. The skin thickens and becomes hard, rigid, and coarse, which severely restricts movement of the joints. It can also lead to widespread fibrosis… (More)