Frontal Lobe Tumor Associated with Late‐Onset Seizure and Psychosis: A Case Report

Takeshi Sato, Masashi Takeichi, Masamitsu Abe, Kazuo Tabuchi, Tomihide Hara

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Abstract

Abstract: This is a report of a 55‐year‐old woman with a 6‐year history of uncontrollable complex partial seizure and severe delusion. A computed tomography (CT) brain scan showed a nonenhanced low density area with an ill‐defined mass located at the right frontal lobe. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated an area of hyperintensity on T2‐weighted images. After a tumorectomy, the patient gradually recovered from the seizures and delusion. A histological diagnosis showed a mixed oligoastrocytoma or dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor (DNT). The clinical and pathological features of the tumor as well as its relation to psychosis were discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)541-544
Number of pages4
JournalPsychiatry and clinical neurosciences
Volume47
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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