Early onset schizophrenia with an underlying epileptiform disorder-a case report
Keywords:schizophrenia, early onset, epileptiform disorder
We report the case of a 15 year old girl presenting with negative symptoms of schizophrenia, with an underlying epileptiform disorder that was masked. Though many cases of epilepsy who subsequently develop a psychotic disorder have been well documented, only a few cases of primary psychotic disorder with epilepsy have been described. This case report highlights the overlap between both these disorders and the need for a clinician to be cognizant of both.
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