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Title: [Aripiprazole-induced parkinsonism in a 64-year-old female patient diagnosed with bipolar disorder]
Authors: De Schutter, P ×
Peuskens, Jozef
Bouckaert, F. #
Issue Date: 2011
Series Title: Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie vol:53 issue:5 pages:299-303
Abstract: A 64-year-old female patient, diagnosed with bipolar disorder, developed parkinsonism 18 days after aripiprazole had been initiated. Twenty-six days after the patient had stopped taking aripiprazole the parkinson syndrome disappeared completely. Aripiprazole is usually associated with a low incidence of extrapyramidal symptoms. So far, little is known about the pathophysiology of parkinsonism and the possible role of aripiprazole. The case-study includes some hypotheses and recommendations.
ISSN: 0303-7339
VABB publication type: VABB-1
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:University Centre Sint Jozef (-)
Research Unit Economic Law - miscellaneous
Research Group Psychiatry
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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