Case-letter| Volume 351, ISSUE 2, P215-216, February 2016

Reversible Godot Syndrome in an Elderly Patient With Frontal Lobe Meningioma

      Godot syndrome is the condition wherein the patient shows severe anxiety by repeatedly asking questions regarding an upcoming event. It occurs in around 1.6-4.6% of elderly patients with Alzheimer׳s disease based on their decreased cognitive ability.
      • Kloszewska I.
      Incidence and relationship between behavioural and psychological symptoms in Alzheimer׳s disease.
      Although Godot syndrome is rarely observed, it can become a major task for the caregivers. In addition, it is seldom reported in nondementia patients. We present a 74-year-old female with persistent Godot syndrome under treatment at the psychiatry outpatient clinic for 1 year. A meningioma over the patient׳s frontal lobe was demonstrated by the neuroimaging study and her Godot syndrome subsided after removal of the mass lesion.
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