Portosystemic shunts: an underdiagnosed but treatable cause of neurological and psychiatric disorders.

Abstract

Portosystemic shunts (PSS) remain an unrecognized cause of neurological or psychiatric disorders. Here we report 5 patients with neuropsychiatric presentations of PSS. Main presentations encompassed progressive Parkinsonism, organic psychosis, recurrent coma, recurrent delusion, cognitive decline and posterior cortical atrophy. None of our patients had a… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jns.2012.07.050

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