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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 212-213

Emotional lability secondary to the application of a very potent topical corticosteroid

Consultant Psychiatrist, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS trust, Psychiatry for the elderly, Mason House, Glapthorn Road, Oundle PE8 4JA, United Kingdom

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Srinivasa Sastry Malladi
Mason House, Glapthorn Road, Oundle PE8 4JA
United Kingdom
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5545.55093

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A 66 yrs old gentleman presented with severe mood changes following application of very potent topical corticosteroid cream, clobetasol propionate, which was prescribed for his recalcitrant eczema. The symptoms disappeared within 24 hours of discontinuation of the cream and he remained mentally well when reviewed after 2 weeks.



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