Journal of Psychiatry

Journal of Psychiatry
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ISSN: 2378-5756

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A b d e l g a d i r H usse i n M O s m a n

Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Sudan

  • Research Article   
    Neuropsychiatric Manifestations of Wilson Disease in Sudan
    Author(s): Hussein Jafar Elhafyan*, A b d e l g a d i r H usse i n M O s m a n and Yahia Ownalla Younis

    Background: Delineating the neuropsychiatric pattern and features of Wilson disease is essential step to better recognition and management of these presentations. To our knowledge this is the first large study of neuropsychiatric manifestations of Wilson disease in Sudan. Method: A comprehensive case finding survey was conducted over a six month period, in the Capital of Sudan, covering all secondary and tertiary services that cater for patients with Wilson disease. Patients’ assessment was carried out using batteries of functional tests, including, ICD-10 research criteria for major psychiatric categories, Mini Mental State Examination, ADHD scale, school records, parental reports. All neurological findings were conducted and verified by two neurologists. Results: Fifty cases of Wilson disease, of varying age an.. Read More»

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