Punding following posterior cerebral artery infarction: A case report and literature review

研究成果: Review article

1 引文 斯高帕斯(Scopus)


Introduction: Punding is a complex stereotyped behavior, characterized by excessiveness, non-goal orientation, and repetitiveness. It is mostly associated with Parkinson’s disease, and very few cases in non-Parkinson’s disease have been reported. We report a case of punding associated with supratentorial ischemic stroke. Case presentation: We present a 70-year-old man with left posterior cerebral artery infarction with quetiapine-induced punding manifesting as repetitive unidirectional body turning. Remission of punding behavior ensued after cessation of quetiapine and administration of clonazepam. Conclusion: This case describes the clinical course of quetiapine-induced punding in a patient with left posterior cerebral artery infarction. It suggests clonazepam may serve as a treatment option for poststroke punding.

頁(從 - 到)981-985
期刊Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment
出版狀態Published - 2017 三月 31


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Biological Psychiatry