Massive uvula oedema during lithium therapy and resolution after lithium discontinuation


Selek S., Herken H., Tutkun H., Savas E., Savas H., Ozen M., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.10, no.1, pp.73-74, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/13651500500410539
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Page Numbers: pp.73-74

Abstract

Acute oedema of the uvula is relatively rare, and often idiopathic. There are only a few cases reported up to date. This is the first case of oedema in the uvula that occurred during lithium treatment of a patient with bipolar-I manic disorder.