Depression in a Case of Moyamoya Disease: A Case Report

JOURNAL TITLE: Indian Journal of Private Psychiatry

Author
1. Anuja Bendre
ISSN
2319-5363
DOI
10.5005/jp-journals-10067-0039
Volume
13
Issue
2
Publishing Year
2019
Pages
2
Author Affiliations
    1. Department of Psychiatry, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital and Lokmanya Tilak Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Article keywords
    Depression, Moyamoya, Tuberculosis, Tuberculous meningitis

    Abstract

    Moyamoya disease is a rare disorder where there is a stenosis of the internal carotid arteries and its proximal branches. The disorder has variable presentations with neurological, cognitive and depressive features. The disorder may also be seen secondary to peri-infectious and neurological sequel. We present herewith a case of a 14-year-old girl with tuberculous meningitis and ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunting having depressive features that was diagnosed on evaluation to have moyamoya disorder.

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