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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 369--371

Radiation-Induced neuropsychiatric manifestations in a patient with brain metastasis: A diagnostic and therapeutic challenges for consultation-liaison psychiatrist


1 Department of Psychiatry, B.K.L. Walawalkar Rural Medical College, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Medicine, B.K.L. Walawalkar Rural Medical College, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Medical Oncology, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
4 Department of Psychiatry, Sathe Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Ramdas Ransing
Department of Psychiatry, B.K.L. Walawalkar Rural Medical College, Sawarde, Ratnagiri - 415 606, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_210_17

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The aim of this case report is to highlight diagnostic and therapeutic challenges for consultation-liaison psychiatrist in the case of radiation-induced neuropsychiatric syndrome. We report the case of a 61-year-old man presented with neurological and psychiatric manifestations following the radiation therapy for non-small cell lung carcinoma with brain metastasis. We have briefly reviewed and discussed the risk factors, clinical features, diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive aspect of radiation-induced neuropsychiatric manifestations.






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