Pemphigus and steroid psychosis: a case report and review of literature

Kawtar Beqqal, E. Chau, K. Senouci, W. Ouahid, L. Benzekri, B. Hassam, Fz. Belgnaoui

Abstract


Oral corticosteroid therapy is commonly prescripted in dermatology.  Psychiatric side effects are often underestimated and symptoms are not specific. We report a case of a 64 year old man, with no significant history, presented with Pemphigus lesions. Psychosis symptoms and steroid psychosis occurred within five weeks after initiating of corticosteroid therapy.


Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5430/crcp.v1n2p101

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Case Reports in Clinical Pathology

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