Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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A Case Report of an Acute Confusional State, in an Elderly Female Patient with Venous Thrombosis of the Leg

Ahmed Al-Imam 1 , 2 , *
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1 Novel Psychoactive Substances Research Unit, Department of Postgraduate Medicine, School of Life and Medical Sciences, Hertfordshire University, United Kingdom
2 Department of Anatomy and Cellular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Baghdad, Iraq
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: September 2017, 11 (3); e6110
  • Published Online: October 23, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: March 19, 2016
  • Revised: August 20, 2016
  • Accepted: October 7, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/ijpbs-6110

To Cite: Al-Imam A. A Case Report of an Acute Confusional State, in an Elderly Female Patient with Venous Thrombosis of the Leg, Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. 2017 ; 11(3):e6110. doi: 10.17795/ijpbs-6110.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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