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Patients with multiple sclerosis commonly have neuropsychiatric comorbidity. ECT may be used to treat severe and life-threatening forms of mental illness when other modalities have failed or when a rapid response is required. Read on to find out more.
The authors of this letter to the editor question the diagnosis of a patient in a case report previously published in The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders.
Progressive Encephalomyelitis With Rigidity: Stiff Person Syndrome Variant Associated With Multiple Sclerosis
Progressive encephalomyelitis with rigidity (PER), a variant of stiff person syndrome, includes distinct features such as long-tract signs and an aggressive course. This case report describes a 50-year-old man who developed PER in conjunction with multiple sclerosis.
Explore the case of Ms A, a 54-year-old woman with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis who was treated with intravenous methylprednisolone, which induced nocturnal sinus bradycardia.
Multiple sclerosis is a neurologic inflammatory disease that can manifest with psychiatric symptoms. Review the case of a patient who displayed episodic mood changes preceding an exacerbation of multiple sclerosis symptoms. The clinical and research implications of this association are discussed.