Schizophreniform episode following measles infection.

Br J Psychiatry. 1987 Jun;150:861-2.


Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Israel.


A case of schizophreniform episode following measles infection in a 27-year-old woman is presented. The possibility that the clinical picture is a first description in the literature of an association between a schizophreniform episode and possible measles-induced allergic encephalitis is discussed. Other possible connections between measles infection and schizophreniform episode are also mentioned.

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