Alien hand syndrome: interhemispheric motor disconnection due to a lesion in the midbody of the corpus callosum.


The neuroanatomic substrate of the alien hand syndrome has remained controversial due to the noncircumscribed nature of cerebral injuries present in most cases. There have been few cases studied in which damage was restricted to portions of the body of the callosum, and most of those involved surgical callosotomy for tumors or epilepsy. We report the case… (More)


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