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A 24-year-old woman with acute multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy in both eyes had no signs or symptoms other than the impaired vision. Visual evoked potentials demonstrated prolonged latency. Lumbar CSF showed inflammatory changes. Serum antibody titres against Borrelia burgdorferi were markedly elevated. Cortisone treatment was without success, but(More)
In a female patient, aged 47 years at the beginning, the successive appearance of extrapyramidal signs preceded by depression, paranoid-hallucinatory psychosis, autonomic and cerebellar dysfunction was followed up over a period of 8 years. Autopsy revealed--in accordance with the clinical symptomatology--both olivo-ponto-cerebellar atrophy and a(More)
In 1988 two patients intoxicated with scopolamine were treated in the department of psychiatry. Clinically an acute paranoid-hallucinatory psychosis was to be observed. Similar cases were reported from other parts of the country, partly proved by toxicological findings. In the cases seen by us scopolamine was applicated secretly in drinks and food with(More)
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