Treatment of pseudobulbar laughter after gamma knife thalamotomy

Academic Article

Abstract

  • We describe a case of pathological laughter after gamma knife thalamotomy which resolved after treatment with sertraline. It is important to identify this potentially treatable complication of surgical therapy. © 2002 Movement Disorder Society.
  • Authors

    Published In

  • Movement Disorders  Journal
  • Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Pubmed Id

  • 18310891
  • Author List

  • Okun MS; Heilman KM; Vitek JL
  • Start Page

  • 622
  • End Page

  • 624
  • Volume

  • 17
  • Issue

  • 3