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Bilateral chronic subdural haematoma misdiagnosed as neuroleptic malignant syndrome
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- Cardiac Care, Diagnosis
- Emergency Care Systems, Emergency Departments
- Mental Health
- Psychology, Treatment
This 62-year-old woman with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease was treated with donepezil for 4 years. Because of recent deteriorated cognitive function, a daily 25-mg dose of levomepromazine was added. One month later, the patient presented with mutism, …
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