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

Mania with Aarskog-Scott syndrome.

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  • 1Departments of Psychiatry, JN Medical College, KLE University, Belgaum, Karnataka, India.


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.

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