ISSN: 1935-1232 (P)

ISSN: 1941-2010 (E)

Goheer Sadia
Department of Research Program, University of Pikeville, Pikeville, KY, USA


  • Case Report   
    Tuberous Sclerosis and Psychosis Comorbidity with Concurrent Hypersexuality: A Case Report
    Author(s): Shain Michael J, Mian Taimur, Cunningham Ann and Goheer Sadia*

    Tuberous Sclerosis (TS) is a rare genetic disorder that affects 40,000-80,000 people in the United States (total prevalence) that is mainly characterized by development of tumors in different parts of the body. Other well-known disease components include intellectual disability (likely an Autism Spectrum Disorder), ADHD, ash-leaf spots, shagreen patches, and epilepsy. Multiple cases have also been documented of patient developing psychosis secondary to TS. Although TS associated neuropsychiatric disorders have been described, a clear association between tuberous sclerosis and psychosis has not been established. We present a case of a 21-year-old male with a history of TS and Intellectual disability who presented with a chief complaint of suicidal thinking and symptoms of visual and command auditory hallucinations of a demon. His presentation was unique and challenging to manage as the.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.3371/CSRP.JSMT.102122

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