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Correspondence: Dr R Mahendran, firstname.lastname@example.org
Musical hallucinations are a rare phenomenon in neurological and psychiatric patients. There are clinical case reports and a few studies which describe the condition. Musical hallucinations have a heterogeneous clinical and pathophysiological aetiology, and have been reported in the elderly and in those with hearing impairment, central nervous system disorders and psychiatric disorders. The psychopathology is reviewed and three cases seen in a psychiatric setting are reported.
Keywords: hearing impairment , musical hallucinations, psychiatric disorders
Singapore Med J 2007; 48(2): e68–e70