Severe extrapiramidal symptoms after nonintentional risperidone exposure in a child: case report and review of the literature.


Increase in use of atypical antipsychotics has been paralleled by an increase in the incidence of intentional and nonintentional overdose. Pediatric cases are uncommon, but may be severe. We describe a case of a child presenting with severe extrapiramidal symptoms, initially interpreted as seizures, caused by a nonintentional intoxication with risperidone… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MJT.0b013e3181debe49


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