Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home

I was not so

  • M.J. Gordillo Montaño (a1), S. Ramos Perdigues (a1), E. Guillén Guillén (a2), O. Lopez Berastegui (a3), M. Guisado Rico (a1), S.V. Boned Torres (a1), M. De Amuedo Rincon (a1), C. Merino del Villar (a1) and S. Latorre (a1)...

Abstract

Introduction

The frontal lobes are the brain structures of latest development and evolution in the human brain. It is considered that the frontal lobes represent the “executive center of the brain”. The frontal tumors represent 16% of all supratentorial tumors. Symptoms are easily confused as psychiatric rather than neurological.

Objectives

Can see the alterations of the executive functions in a case of frontal affectation, for future cases know where to focus our attention and develop concepts associated with frontal lobe.

Method

Thirty-year-old patient without relevant medical history. Go to the emergency department with major episode of agitation. After performing cranial CT abnormality, it is detected in the front area. Sign up study. It presents amnesia episode before admission, whereupon shown stunned and worried. The patient describes a change in your life 12 months ago, when it begins to be more nervous, increasing their impulsiveness, she has episodes of binge eating, purging behavior with subsequent occasional alcohol abuse. Jealousy. The patient is informed as much as your family of the possible impact of the injury on the behavioral sphere and impulse control when it is still unknown origin.

Conclusions

From a neuropsychological point of view the frontal lobes represent a system of planning, regulation and control of psychological processes; coordination and allow selection of multiple processes and various behavioral options and strategies available to the human being. Tumour research is important as it provides enough information we cognitive impairment. These patients exhibit symptoms that are easily confused as psychiatric rather than neurological.

Disclosure of interest

The authors have not supplied their declaration of competing interest.

    • Send article to Kindle

      To send this article to your Kindle, first ensure no-reply@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part of your Kindle email address below. Find out more about sending to your Kindle. Find out more about sending to your Kindle.

      Note you can select to send to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations. ‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be sent to your device when it is connected to wi-fi. ‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.

      Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.

      I was not so
      Available formats
      ×

      Send article to Dropbox

      To send this article to your Dropbox account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Dropbox.

      I was not so
      Available formats
      ×

      Send article to Google Drive

      To send this article to your Google Drive account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Google Drive.

      I was not so
      Available formats
      ×

Copyright

Corresponding author

* Corresponding author.

I was not so

  • M.J. Gordillo Montaño (a1), S. Ramos Perdigues (a1), E. Guillén Guillén (a2), O. Lopez Berastegui (a3), M. Guisado Rico (a1), S.V. Boned Torres (a1), M. De Amuedo Rincon (a1), C. Merino del Villar (a1) and S. Latorre (a1)...

Metrics

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between <date>. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed.

I was not so

  • M.J. Gordillo Montaño (a1), S. Ramos Perdigues (a1), E. Guillén Guillén (a2), O. Lopez Berastegui (a3), M. Guisado Rico (a1), S.V. Boned Torres (a1), M. De Amuedo Rincon (a1), C. Merino del Villar (a1) and S. Latorre (a1)...
Submit a response

Comments

No Comments have been published for this article.

×

Reply to: Submit a response


Your details


Conflicting interests

Do you have any conflicting interests? *