Focal striatal abnormalities in a patient with obsessive-compulsive disorder

Jeffrey B. Weilburg, Marsel Mesulam, Sandra Weintraub, Ferdinand Buonanno, Michael Jenike, John W. Stakes

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Abstract

A young man with obsessive-compulsive disorder is described who was found on magnetic resonance imaging to have unilateral left-sided abnormalities in the head of the caudate nucleus and putamen, and a discussion of the possible role of the striatum in obsessive-compulsive disorder is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)233-235
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Neurology
Volume46
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Neurology

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