Bipolar Affective Disorder in a Patient of Achalasia Cardia: A Case Report of Young Man

  • Usama Bin Zubair Conolly Hospital, Dublin Ireland
  • Khola Ejaz Pakistan Institute of Medical Science, Islamabad Pakistan
  • Humza Mumtaz Combined Military Hospital, Gilgit/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS), Pakistan
  • Muhammad Shahbaz Shoaib Combined Military Hospital, Malir/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS), Pakistan
Keywords: Achalaisa cardia, Bipolar affective disorder, Liaison psychiatry

Abstract

We present a case of 22-year-old known Achalasia cardia, previously treated for depression, presented with irritable behaviour, aggression, over-talkativeness, ideas of self-importance, running away from home and decreased sleep. He was treated for imperforate anus with anoplasty on the first day of birth and for Achalaisa Cardia with heller myotomy at 17 years of age. His Young Mania Rating Scale score was 22, and his Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale score was 50. He was diagnosed as a case of bipolar affective disorder. Marked improvement in the symptoms occurred after two weeks of the treatment with sodium valproate, olanzapine and clonazepam.

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Published
2022-09-21
How to Cite
Zubair, U., Ejaz, K., Mumtaz, H., & Shoaib, M. (2022). Bipolar Affective Disorder in a Patient of Achalasia Cardia: A Case Report of Young Man. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal (PAFMJ), 72(4), 1494-96. https://doi.org/10.51253/pafmj.v72i4.6972
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Case Reports