Koro secondary to a tumour of the corpus callosum

Durst, Rimona; Rosca-Revaudengo, Paola; Durst, R; Rosca-Rebaudengo, P
August 1988
British Journal of Psychiatry;Aug88, Vol. 153, p251
Academic Journal
journal article
The concurrent appearance of the koro syndrome and pathology of the central nervous system is quite rare. A case of a patient with a diagnosed tumour in the genu of the corpus callosum, who displayed typical koro symptoms, is presented. A short series of electroconvulsive shock treatments brought about resolution of the koro symptoms. Neurological investigation of all sporadic cases of koro is deemed necessary, to exclude cerebral involvement.


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