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Age and Ageing
Year: 2010  |  Volume: 39  |  Issue: 2  |  Page No.: 276 - 277

Psychosis due to non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis

H Clough, J George and A. Duncan    


Non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis or marantic endocarditis is an uncommon and frequently terminal condition. We report non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis presenting as a psychotic illness. The underlying cause was found to be adenocarcinoma of the lung. The patient was nursed on a specialist joint medical/psychiatric unit. Many medical illnesses can present with psychosis in older people: this is the first case report of this presentation in non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis.

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