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Vol. 58, No. 2, 2010, pp. 306-308
Bioline Code: ni10077
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Neurology India, Vol. 58, No. 2, 2010, pp. 306-308
© Copyright 2010 Neurology India.
Transient alien limb phenomenon in right frontoparietal infarction|
Alien limb phenomenon is associated with different neurological disorders, such as stroke and corticobasal degeneration. It is usually caused by involvement of the corpus callosum, with or without the frontal regions. Rarely, it can result from insult in the posterior cerebral artery territory. Alien limb phenomenon is generally persistent. Here, an unusual case of transient alien hand phenomenon is reported.
Alien limb, cerebral infarction, frontoparietal region, stroke
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