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Encephalitis Presenting as Acute Schizophrenia

Br Med J 1971; 1 doi: (Published 06 March 1971) Cite this as: Br Med J 1971;1:532

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  1. P. C. Misra,
  2. G. G. Hay


    Three patients developed symptoms suggestive of acute schizophrenia. In each case there were no abnormal neurological findings on admission to hospital. Within a few days clinical evidence of encephalitis became apparent, and appropriate treatment was given. Only one patient made a full recovery.