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Auditory Hallucinations After Right Temporal Gyri Resection

Bronagh Stewart and D.M. Brennan
Journal of Neuropsychiatry Clinical Neuroscience, May 2005, 17: 243-245.

Abstract:

The authors present a case study on the development of auditory hallucinations secondary to right temporal lobe damage. Surgical resection in the study patient was of the right superficial middle and inferior temporal gyri. Carbamazepine at a dosage of 800 mg daily was the most effective medication used. A multidisciplinary approach involving the neurosurgeon, psychiatrist, family, and rehabilitation specialist is necessary in managing the psychiatric sequelae of brain injury. The case presented in this study adds to the literature on development of auditory hallucinations secondary to right temporal lobe damage.

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