A patient with Cotard syndrome who showed an improvement in single photon emission computed tomography findings after successful treatment with antidepressants.

@article{Hashioka2002APW,
  title={A patient with Cotard syndrome who showed an improvement in single photon emission computed tomography findings after successful treatment with antidepressants.},
  author={Sadayuki Hashioka and Akira Monji and Masayuki Sasaki and Ichiro Yoshida and Kanji Baba and Nobutada Tashiro},
  journal={Clinical neuropharmacology},
  year={2002},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={276-9}
}
We report the case of a presenile woman with Cotard syndrome, in the context of major depression, who showed an improvement in bilateral frontal hypoperfusion in a SPECT study using 99mTc-HMPAO after undergoing successful treatment with antidepressant therapy. We also retrospectively evaluated her clinical course based on the clinical stages. The symptoms… CONTINUE READING