Massive uvula oedema during lithium therapy and resolution after lithium discontinuation


SELEK S., Herken H., TUTKUN H., Savaş E., Savaş H. A. , Özen M., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.10, no.1, pp.73-74, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/13651500500410539
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Page Numbers: pp.73-74

Abstract

Acute oedema of the uvula is relatively rare, and often idiopathic. There are only a few cases reported up to date. This is the first case of oedema in the uvula that occurred during lithium treatment of a patient with bipolar-I manic disorder.