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‘Early-Onset Schizophrenia’ After Teenage Head Injury: A Case Report with Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  • Eadbhard O'Callaghan (a1), Conall Larkin (a1), Oonagh Redmond (a2), John Stack (a2), Joseph T. Ennis (a2) and John L. Waddington (a3)...

Abstract

A 14–year-old youth sustained an Injury to the left frontoparietal area, which was followed by evident change in personality and subsequently by an early-onset schizophrenia-like psychosis. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed ventricular dilatation, slightly more marked in the left hemisphere, and cortical atrophy. Some implications of this case for research on schizophrenia itself are discussed.

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Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

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‘Early-Onset Schizophrenia’ After Teenage Head Injury: A Case Report with Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  • Eadbhard O'Callaghan (a1), Conall Larkin (a1), Oonagh Redmond (a2), John Stack (a2), Joseph T. Ennis (a2) and John L. Waddington (a3)...

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‘Early-Onset Schizophrenia’ After Teenage Head Injury: A Case Report with Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  • Eadbhard O'Callaghan (a1), Conall Larkin (a1), Oonagh Redmond (a2), John Stack (a2), Joseph T. Ennis (a2) and John L. Waddington (a3)...
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