Conversion disorder mimicking serotonin syndrome in an adolescent taking sertraline.

Abstract

We present the case of a 15-year-old-boy on sertraline (Zoloft) who presented to the Emergency Department with palpitations, tremor, and weakness after starting erythromycin. Upon admission to the hospital, he developed syncopal-like episodes of unresponsiveness associated with body-wide jerking and stiffening as well as tachycardia and hypertension. He was… (More)

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@article{Nisbet2008ConversionDM, title={Conversion disorder mimicking serotonin syndrome in an adolescent taking sertraline.}, author={Bruce C Nisbet and Scott H Penfil}, journal={Delaware medical journal}, year={2008}, volume={80 4}, pages={141-4} }