Effect of subthalamic nucleus stimulation on obsessive-compulsive disorder in a patient with Parkinson disease. Case report.

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The authors report on a patient with Parkinson disease (PD) and severe obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), in whom bilateral stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) was used to treat both PD and OCD symptoms. This 49-year-old man had displayed symptoms of PD for 13 years. Progressively, his motor disability became severe despite optimal medical… (More)

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@article{Fontaine2004EffectOS, title={Effect of subthalamic nucleus stimulation on obsessive-compulsive disorder in a patient with Parkinson disease. Case report.}, author={Denys Fontaine and Vianney Mattei and Michel Borg and Daniel von Langsdorff and M N Magni{\'e} and St{\'e}phane Chanalet and Philippe Robert and Philippe Paquis}, journal={Journal of neurosurgery}, year={2004}, volume={100 6}, pages={1084-6} }