Case report: 10 years follow-up of psychosis due to Fahr's disease complicated by a left temporal stroke.

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Here, the authors report on the long-term follow-up of a patient who had three acute episodes of FD-psychosis characterized by bizarre delusions and behavioral disorganization, without hallucinations. In addition to the acute decompensations, the patient presented a tame, introverted, industrious, and perfectionistic personality, which the authors could interpret as the "" described for many other basal ganglia disorders. Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome emerged as the underlying cause; thus, for the first time in the literature, an overlap of FD and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome is described here. This case report stresses once more the need for better integration of psychiatry and neurology and for the investigation of secondary causes of late-onset psychosis.

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