Vestibular schwannoma; dramatically response of facial Pain to carbamazepine and psychotic symptoms after tumor removal

Document Type : Case study

Abstract

Medical problems are common in psychiatric patients, especially in patients with schizophrenia, so more attention should be considered. Benign tumors such as Vestibular Schwannoma (VS) are also a rare condition that may occur in psychiatric patients. This study presented a 36-years-old married woman known case of schizophrenia and with cerebellopontine angle (CPA) following atypical facial pain. This study aims to draw the attention of physicians, psychiatrists, mental health personnel, and internal care to the physical and medical issues of chronic psychiatric patients. In addition, misdiagnosis in these patients can cause more problems, and drug-drug interactions can be important.

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