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Letters to the Editor

A Unique Case of Delirium Resulting From Electrical Accident-Induced Spinal Trauma

Sahika Liva Cengiz, MD

Published: August 15, 2007

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Sir: We would like to report a unique case of onset of delirium associated with electrical injury and spinal trauma in an adult. Reviewing the literature on psychiatric complications of electrical injury, we found no report of a relationship between adult-onset delirium and electrical injury.

Case report. Mr. A, a 25-year-old man, was admitted to our hospital in 2006 afterhaving suffered an electrical injury with loss of consciousness and falling on his back from a height of 6 m.

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Volume: 9

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