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Hypocalcaemic myopathy with paranoid psychosis
  1. J. A. Snowdon,
  2. A. C. Macfie,
  3. J. B. Pearce
  1. Maudsley Hospital, London


    A description is given of a patient with idiopathic hypoparathyroidism and a paranoid psychosis. Changes in muscle, electromyograms, and blood enzyme levels were related to hypocalcaemia. Reference is made to the elevations of these enzyme levels found in other cases of psychosis.

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