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Volume 19, issue 4

Case report

Affective disorders in a female patent with Fahr’s syndrome – a case report

Grzegorz Nawara1, Anna Nawara1
1. Mazowieckie Specjalistyczne Centrum Zdrowia im. Prof. Jana Mazurkiewicza, Pruszków
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii 2010; 19(4): 309–313
Keywords: depressive symptoms, Fahr’s syndrome

Abstract

Objective. A case is reported of atypical depressive disorder in the course of Fahr's syndrome.
Case. In a 63-year-old female patient with atypical depressive syndrome who had been diagnosed with astrocytoma at age 16, Fahr's syndrome was recognized in neuroimaging examination.
Commentary. A precise and careful analysis of depressive syndromes in elderly patients is necessary.

Address for correspondence:
lek. Grzegorz Nawara, Anna Nawara
Mazowieckie Specjalistyczne Centrum Zdrowia im. Prof. dr Jana Mazurkiewicza,
ul. Partyzantów 2/4, 05-800 Pruszków, tel. 22-7391382.