• A young man with obsessive-compulsive disorder is described who was found on magnetic resonance imaging to have unilateral left-sided abnormalities in the head of the caudate nucleus and putamen, and a discussion of the possible role of the striatum in obsessive-compulsive disorder is presented.
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