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Table 2 Profiles of subjects in the depression group

From: Comparison of cerebral blood flow in oral somatic delusion in patients with and without a history of depression: a comparative case series

No. age sex Duration of illness (months) Duration between onset of depression and onset of oral cenesthopathy (years) Complants Onset opportunities Antipsychotics beeing taken at time of first examination Antipsychotics beeing taken at the time of SPECT examination SDS at time of first examination Depressive state at onset of oral cenesthopathy
18 57 F 16 1 too much saliva; feels like mouth is vacuumed. psychological stress amitriptyline 55 mg, flunitrazepam 2 mg mirtazapine 15 mg, flunitrazepam 2 mg 34 remission
19 70 F 81 15 tight gums from wich salive is squeezing out psychological stress alprazolam 0.4 mg, brotizolam 0.25 mg, amoxapine 20 mg aripiprazole 1.5 mg 29 very much improved
20 68 F 18 7 gum-like sticky substance persists over thin, hard substance on teeth stomatitis haloperidole 0.75 mg, amitriptyline 100 mg, brotizolam 0.5 mg, clotiazepam 10 mg haloperidole 0.75 mg, aripiprazole 6 mg, amitriptyline 85 mg, brotizolam 0.25 mg, clonazepam 1.5 mg 36 very much improved
21 69 F 13 7 greasy saliva coating teeth none paroxetine 20 mg paroxetine 20 mg, brotizolam 0.25 mg, trihexyphenidyl 4 mg 41 very much improved and stabilized
22 78 F 50 7 slimy liquid exudingfrom throat none paroxetine 15 mg, alprazolam 1.2 mg, brotizolam 0.25 mg, lormetazepam 1 mg, flunitrazepam 1 mg mianserin 10 mg 50 remission
23 74 F 3 1 tasteless; substance resembling frog eggs or pins persists over tongue and membranes or fibers present on labial mucosa; sandy mouth none sertraline 50 mg sertraline 50 mg 49 very much improved
24 70 M 60 3 dry mouth; space in palate is too full causing a chocking feeling dental implants triazolam 0.05 mg, etizolam 0.5 mg etizolam 0.25 mg 36 very much improved and stabilized
25 58 M 34 6 metal substance extrudingt from teeth; too much saliva dental implants clomipramine 100 mg, mirtazapine 15 mg, ethyl flozepate 1 mg, etizolam 0.5 mg, aripiprazole 3 mg, clomipramine 100 mg, mirtazapine 15 mg, etizolam 0.5 mg 30 almost remission
26 63 F 16 2 bubbly saliva psychological stress olanzapine 2.5 mg, fluvoxamine 75 mg, zopidem 10 mg, brotizolam 0.5 mg, lormetazepam 2 mg aripirazole 3 mg, fluvoxamine 75 mg, ethyl loflazepate 2 mg, zolpidem 10 mg, brotizolam 0.5 mg, lormetazepam 2 mg, biperiden 1 mg 44 very much improved and stabilized
27 69 M 62 18 sticky mouth prosthesis zopiclone 7.5 mg, cloxazolam 3 mg aripiprazole 1.5 mg, mirtazapine 7.5 mg 40 remission
  1. SPECT: single-photon emission tomography.
  2. SDS: Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale.