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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 90-91

Hypothyroidism presenting as hallucinosis: A clinical masquerade

Department of Psychiatry, Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Sharol Lionel Fernandes
Department of Psychiatry, Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/amhs.amhs_65_19

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There is a lot of literature on psychiatric manifestations of thyroid disorders. However, it is uncommon for a thyroid disorder to present purely with psychiatric symptoms. In instances like this, where there is an absence of any symptoms or signs of the medical illness, it can be difficult to arrive at the diagnosis of the correct underlying medical disorder. This case report aims to highlight the diagnostic challenges in consultation-liaison psychiatry in a case of unusual presentation of hypothyroidism with hallucinations.

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