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Case Report

Year: 2018 | Month: December | Volume: 8 | Issue: 12 | Pages: 184-186

A Rare Report of Closed Eye Lilliputian Visual Hallucination in A Patient with Schizophrenia

Preethi Rebello1, Pavithra P Rao2, Fakirappa B Ganiger3, Manisha Sharma3, Karthika Johnson3, Aruna Yadiyal4

1Senior Resident, 2Assistant Professor, 3Post Graduate Residents, 4Professor,
Department of Psychiatry, Father Muller Medical College, Kankanady, Mangalore - 575002, Karnataka.

Corresponding Author: Pavithra P Rao


Reports on closed eye visual hallucinations in literature are sparse. This case report discusses closed eye visual hallucinations in a 31 year old man diagnosed with Schizophrenia. The vivid complex visual hallucinations were triggered only by eye closure and disappeared on opening of eyes. General physical and examination of systems were within normal limits. There was no ophthalmological deficit. This case report is one of the few reports which discuss closed eye visual hallucination in Schizophrenia.

Key words: Closed eye visualizations, Lilliputian Hallucinations, Schizophrenia

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