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… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND The alien hand syndrome is a striking phenomenon characterized by purposeful and autonomous movements that are not… (More)
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2006
2006
The alien hand syndrome is a deeply puzzling phenomenon in which brain-damaged patients experience their limb performing… (More)
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2004
2004
Alien hand syndrome (AHS) is a rare syndrome characterized by involuntary, uncontrollable, and purposeless movement of one upper… (More)
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2002
2002
The alien hand syndrome (AHS) is involuntary uncontrolled movement of an arm with a sense of estrangement from the limb itself… (More)
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2002
2002
The alien hand syndrome, as originally defined, should be reserved for cases in which the hand feels foreign "together with… (More)
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2000
2000
The alien hand syndrome, as originally defined, was used to describe cases involving anterior corpus callosal lesions producing… (More)
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1996
1996
A patient with left alien hand syndrome (AHS) accompanied by leg symptoms due to right anterior cerebral artery territory… (More)
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1995
1995
A 58 year old right handed woman developed a left alien hand syndrome after a right capsulothalamic haemorrhage with… (More)
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1993
1993
Four patients are described who presented with a paroxysmal form of the alien hand syndrome. Two patients with damage to one… (More)
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1989
1989
Two patients had automatonlike movements of their left hands and arms (alien hand syndrome) following damage to the brain… (More)
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