Lithium-induced Creutzfeldt-Jakob syndrome.

Abstract

a 67-year-old man with bipolar disorder developed a Creutzfeldt-Jakob like syndrome during lithium carbonate treatment. Lithium serum level was within the therapeutic range. Complete clinical-electroencephalographic recovery was achieved after lithium therapy was discontinued. Several cases of lithium-induced Creutzfeldt-Jakob syndrome have been reported to… (More)

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