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A low dose of risperidone resolved Charles Bonnet syndrome after an unsuccessful trial of quetiapine: a case report

Authors Alamri SH

Received 30 December 2017

Accepted for publication 16 February 2018

Published 20 March 2018 Volume 2018:14 Pages 809—811

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/NDT.S161124

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Editor who approved publication: Dr Roger Pinder


Sultan H Alamri

College of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Abstract: Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS) is a diagnosis of exclusion. Typical affected patients have impaired visual acuity, vivid recurring visual hallucinations, and no cognitive impairment. Vision loss is most commonly due to macular degeneration, although many other causes exist. Here, we report a case of an 87-year-old woman with CBS and discuss the diagnosis and treatment.

Keywords: Charles Bonnet syndrome, hallucinations, delusion, visual, elderly, geriatric

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