Case series: acute mood symptoms associated with posterior fossa lesions in children.

@article{Turkel2004CaseSA,
  title={Case series: acute mood symptoms associated with posterior fossa lesions in children.},
  author={Susan Beckwitt Turkel and Lan Shu Chen and Marvin D. Nelson and Douglas Hyder and Floyd Gilles and Linda Woodall and Kenneth J Braslow and C. Jane Tavar{\'e}},
  journal={The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  year={2004},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={443-5}
}
Nineteen children were acutely dysphoric, inattentive, irritable, and sometimes mute following midline posterior fossa neoplasm resection and arteriovenous malformation hemorrhage. These symptoms represent an acute manifestation of the cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome. The authors aimed to describe the acute psychiatric changes in mood and behavior in children with posterior fossa lesions and to evaluate the relationship of posterior fossa syndrome to cerebellar cognitive affective… CONTINUE READING

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