Delusions of death in a patient with right hemisphere infarction.

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Although a role for right hemisphere dysfunction has been hypothesized in Cotard delusion, it remains unclear which functions are disturbed. We report here the first known patient with unilateral right hemisphere lesions and delusions of death (1 of the 2 types of Cotard delusion). This man began to believe that he was dead after suffering a right… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/WNN.0b013e31827504c7

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