Severe impulsiveness as the primary manifestation of multiple sclerosis in a young female

  title={Severe impulsiveness as the primary manifestation of multiple sclerosis in a young female},
  author={Elmer L{\'o}pez-Meza and Teresa Corona-V{\'a}zquez and Luis Angel Ruano-Calder{\'o}n and Jes{\'u}s Ram{\'i}rez-Berm{\'u}dez},
  journal={Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences},
Abstract  Severe impulsiveness in the absence of apparent neurological signs has rarely been reported as a clinical presentation of multiple sclerosis (MS). An 11‐year‐old female developed progressive and sustained personality disturbances including disinhibition, hypersexuality, drug abuse, aggressiveness and suicide attempts, without neurological signs. She was given several unsuccessful psychopharmacological and psychotherapeutic interventions. At age 21, a diagnosis of MS was made… 

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