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J Psychiatry Neurosci. 1996 January; 21(1): 49–52.
PMCID: PMC1188733

Tc-99m HMPAO brain SPECT scanning in Munchausen syndrome.


Regional cerebral blood flow was studied in a patient with Munchausen syndrome using high resolution Tc-99m HMPAO SPECT. The scan demonstrated marked hyperperfusion of the right hemithalamus. The cranial CT scan was normal. The abnormal right hemithalamic blood flow is discussed in relation to the hypothesized neuropathy of this disorder.

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