Year : 1992  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 385--387

Pathological Laughter after Right Hemispheric Infarction


Atul Agarwal1, D Nag2, AK Jain3 
1 Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, K.G.'s Medical College, Lucknow - 226 003, India
2 Professor and Head, Department of Neurology, K.G.'s Medical College, Lucknow - 226 003, India
3 Senior Resident, Department of Neurology, K.G.'s Medical College, Lucknow - 226 003, India

Correspondence Address:
Atul Agarwal
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, K.G.SQs Medical College, Lucknow - 226 003
India

A lady who had repeated spontaneous pathological laughter after cerebral infarction is described. The role of right hemispheric damage in its causation is discussed.


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Agarwal A, Nag D, Jain A K. Pathological Laughter after Right Hemispheric Infarction.Indian J Psychiatry 1992;34:385-387


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Agarwal A, Nag D, Jain A K. Pathological Laughter after Right Hemispheric Infarction. Indian J Psychiatry [serial online] 1992 [cited 2021 Apr 11 ];34:385-387
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