Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a disabling neuropsychiatric disorder, which rarely spontaneously remits. We present a case of a patient suffering with severe OCD whose symptoms disappeared immediately following a small right posterior frontoparietal infarct. We speculate that the lesion modulated the cortical-subcortical circuits, likely through a change in input into in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. This could have implications regarding surgical targeting in OCD.
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder
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