Simple jQuery Dropdowns
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://repository.li.mahidol.ac.th/dspace/handle/123456789/16804
Title: The alien hand syndrome: Report of a case and review of the literature
Authors: Weerasak Muangpaisan
Sithtipong Srisajjakul
Pipat Chiewvit
Mahidol University
Keywords: Medicine
Issue Date: 1-Oct-2005
Citation: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand. Vol.88, No.10 (2005), 1447-1452
Abstract: The term "alien hand syndrome (AHS)" comprises many clinical signs of which the common features are the involuntary motor movement of the affected limb and the denial of limb ownership. It can result from several diseases involving corpus callosum or medial frontal cortex. Two major types of AHS were previously classified, callosal and frontal types. Moreover, posterior subtype of which the lesions do not involve corpus callosum have been reported. In the present report, the authors describe a 57-year-old man with AHS, aggressive behavior and hemispatial neglect which are the rare manifestations of callosal damage. Neuroimaging demonstrated subacute infarction of entire corpus callosum from the rostrum to splenium. A review of the literature on these abnormalities is included in the present paper.
URI: https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?partnerID=HzOxMe3b&scp=30844451253&origin=inward
http://repository.li.mahidol.ac.th/dspace/handle/123456789/16804
ISSN: 01252208
01252208
Appears in Collections:Scopus 2001-2005

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.