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Schizophrenic psychosis associated with aqueduct stenosis in adults.
  1. J K Roberts,
  2. M R Trimble,
  3. M Robertson


    The case histories of five adult patients with hydrocephalus and aqueduct stenosis are presented. All the cases were associated with prominent psychotic symptoms (delusions, hallucinations or thought disorder). In the three cases where operative intervention was carried out the diagnosis was made in adult life. Using the Present State Examination all five cases were classified as having schizophrenic psychosis. The possible reasons for this association are discussed.

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