Massive uvula oedema during lithium therapy and resolution after lithium discontinuation


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

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE, cilt.10, ss.73-74, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 10 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1080/13651500500410539
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.73-74

Özet

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.