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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 58  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 306--308

Transient alien limb phenomenon in right frontoparietal infarction


Department of Neurology, St. Stephen's Hospital, Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Samhita Panda
Department of Neurology, Sir Gangaram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi-110060
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.63803

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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.






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