Skip to search formSkip to main content
You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly.

Alien Hand Syndrome

Known as: Hand Syndromes, Anarchic, Hand Syndromes, Alien, Alien Hand Syndromes 
An apraxia characterized by the affected limb having involuntary, autonomous, and purposeful behaviors that are perceived as being controlled by an… Expand
National Institutes of Health

Papers overview

Semantic Scholar uses AI to extract papers important to this topic.
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Alien hand syndrome is a rare neurological disorder in which movements are performed without conscious will. By using functional… Expand
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
Is this relevant?
2006
2006
The alien hand syndrome is a deeply puzzling phenomenon in which brain-damaged patients experience their limb performing… Expand
Is this relevant?
2003
2003
Abstract.The term “alien hand” refers to a variety of clinical conditions whose common characteristic is the uncontrolled… Expand
  • table 1
  • figure 1
Is this relevant?
2002
2002
The alien hand syndrome, as originally defined, should be reserved for cases in which the hand feels foreign “together with… Expand
Is this relevant?
2000
2000
The alien hand syndrome, as originally defined, was used to describe cases involving anterior corpus callosal lesions producing… Expand
Is this relevant?
1995
1995
Article abstract-The neuroanatomic substrate of the alien hand syndrome has remained controversial due to the noncircumscribed… Expand
  • figure 2
Is this relevant?
1993
1993
Four patients are described who presented with a paroxysmal form of the alien hand syndrome. Two patients with damage to one… Expand
Is this relevant?
1993
1993
Over a 10-year period, a total of 447 men and 624 women between 18 and 61 years of age were administered an inventory whose items… Expand
Is this relevant?
1989
1989
Two patients had automatonlike movements of their left hands and arms (alien hand syndrome) following damage to the brain… Expand
Is this relevant?
1986
1986
A right-handed woman developed left homonymous hemianopia and left hemianesthesia from infarction due to right posterior cerebral… Expand
Is this relevant?