Women 49-year-old with a history of left mastectomy for breast Ca. The patient is brought to the emergency by his family for disorderly conduct compatible with manic phase and psychotic symptoms by delirious speech mystical-religious content refusal of the patient to be evaluated by any medical decision and abandoned chemotherapy. Initial screening is performed from the emergency department of organic pathology (TAC without findings and normalcy in other PC). At the beginning of involuntary admission income that is corroborated by the commission judicial, a request of the family and given the history of abandonment IC Oncology treatment is performed as a result of which it is found that the onset of the psychiatric clinic communicates matches the decision to abandon treatment; after reassessment of the clinical status of the patient and recommendation by her oncologist to resume treatment with RT to court new authorization for further diagnosis and initiation of treatment after assessment by forensic and judge is granted a week tests requested. After screening of limbic encephalitis but positive AC. SD income it is maintained and combined treatment is performed. At discharge, the patient is stable DP vs. psychopathology with good controls over concomitant breast disease.
The need for medical treatment in organic pathology is justified even against the will of the patient in the context of represen
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