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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Brain Spect Imaging In Huntington's Disease Before And After Therapy With Olanzapine. Case Report.
Author: Etchebehere, E C
Lima, M C
Passos, W
Maciel Júnior, J A
Santos, A O
Ramos, C D
Camargo, E E
Abstract: Olanzapine, an atypical antipsychotic drug, was administered to a patient with Huntington's disease (HD) with marked choreiform movements. Brain SPECT with 99mTc-HMPAO was performed before and after treatment. Brain SPECT imaging has been performed in patients with HD in order to determine the status of basal ganglia perfusion. The use of brain SPECT with 99mTc-HMPAO before and after treatment in patients with HD has not been yet reported. The marked hypoperfusion of the basal ganglia on brain SPECT performed before therapy with olanzapine improved significantly after treatment.
Subject: Adult
Antipsychotic Agents
Benzodiazepines
Brain
Female
Humans
Huntington Disease
Pirenzepine
Radiopharmaceuticals
Technetium Tc 99m Exametazime
Tomography, Emission-computed, Single-photon
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10751925
Date Issue: 1999
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