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Anadolu Psikiyatri Derg. 2017; 18(Supplement 1): 56-58

Periorbital edema induced by olanzapine: a case report

Medine Gıynaş Ayhan, Alper Adnan Dağıstan, Güney Yılmaz, İbrahim Eren.

Edema can be observed as a symptom of a wide variety of diseases. The atypical antipsychotic olanzapine is rarely related with peripheral edema. The relationship between olanzapine and edema is still unclear. In this case report, a periorbital edema developing shortly after initiation of olanzapine treatment in a patient with schizophrenia is reported and the possible causes for edema are discussed.

Key words: Periorbital edema, olanzapine, antipsychotics

Article Language: Turkish English

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