blue_ocean

Hallucination

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A 24 years old man has acute onset auditory hallucinations despite clear consciousness. This is most likely to be caused by:


Alcohol withdrawal  
Atropine poisoning
Mushroom poisoning
Amphetamine abuse
Delirium

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Alf withdrawal, maintains consciousness if not in DT

 

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That was exactly my understanding. But the answer is given: Amphetamine abuse. Any explanation/thought? 

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Guess it mist the acute onset which tilts the answer to amphetamine abuse. Alcohol withdrawal hallucinosis will have preliminary tremors, sweating, ....... can you explain better?

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I think you are right, I thought about the same. In alc withdrawal it starts with tremor, sweating - so that's not the answer. 

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i think it was about withdrawal time in hours.

Another questions normal ct scan but abnormalities in blood pic.

the options 

1 herpes encephalitis

neurosyphlis

alzheimers

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i think it was about withdrawal time in hours.

Another questions normal ct scan but abnormalities in blood pic.

the options 

1 herpes encephalitis

neurosyphlis

alzheimers

Is it Neurosyphilis? 

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I think you are right, I thought about the same. In alc withdrawal it starts with tremor, sweating - so that's not the answer. 

there were two questions one with clear consciousness and auditory hallucinations was amphetamine abuse.

the second question was alchol withdrawal in hours.

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