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The psychiatric presentation of a cerebellopontine angle tumour

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  13 June 2014

Chris Ball*
United Medical and Dental Schools, Guy's Campus, Guy's Hospital, St. Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RT, England


A 54 year old woman presenting to the psychiatric services with persecutory delusions, complex visual hallucinations and fluctuating levels of consciousness was discovered to have a meningioma occupying the cerebellopontine angle. The psychiatric symptomatology of cerebellopontine angle lesions is reviewed and the pathogenic mechanisms are explored in the light of the symptomatology observed.

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