Mania with Aarskog-Scott syndrome

Indian Pediatr. 2012 Apr;49(4):327-8.


Aarskog-Scott syndrome is transmitted as an X-linked trait and affects males. We report a 10-year-old boy presenting with complaints of increased temper tantrums, demanding behavior, grandiose ideas, over familiarity, abusive assaultive behavior and tobacco abuse. On examination, patient had most of the physical characteristics of Aarskog-Scott Syndrome. He also had global developmental delay and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This is the first case report of Aarskog Scott syndrome combined with mania.

MeSH terms

  • Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity / complications
  • Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity / diagnosis
  • Bipolar Disorder / complications*
  • Bipolar Disorder / diagnosis
  • Child
  • Dwarfism / complications*
  • Dwarfism / diagnosis
  • Face / abnormalities
  • Genetic Diseases, X-Linked / complications*
  • Genetic Diseases, X-Linked / diagnosis
  • Genitalia, Male / abnormalities
  • Hand Deformities, Congenital / complications*
  • Hand Deformities, Congenital / diagnosis
  • Heart Defects, Congenital / complications*
  • Heart Defects, Congenital / diagnosis
  • Humans
  • Male

Supplementary concepts

  • Aarskog Syndrome