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Hypersexuality after right pallidotomy for Parkinson's disease.

Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, USA.
Journal of Neuropsychiatry (Impact Factor: 2.77). 02/2004; 16(1):37-40. DOI: 10.1176/jnp.16.1.37
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ABSTRACT The authors describe hypersexuality following atypical right pallidotomy for intractable Parkinson's Disease (PD). This patient and literature review suggest important roles for the pallidum in sexual behavior and dopamine in sexual arousal.

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