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Disease Alien Hand Syndrome

Name Alien Hand Syndrome
Synonyms Alien Hand Syndromes | Anarchic Hand Syndrome | Anarchic Hand Syndromes | Hand Syndrome, Alien | Hand Syndrome, Anarchic | Hand Syndromes, Alien | Hand Syndromes, Anarchic | Syndrome, Alien Hand | Syndrome, Anarchic Hand | Syndromes, Alien Hand | Syndromes, Anarchic Hand
Definition An apraxia characterized by the affected limb having involuntary, autonomous, and purposeful behaviors that are perceived as being controlled by an external force. Often the affected limb interferes with the actions of the normal limb. Symptoms develop from lesions in the CORPUS CALLOSUM or medial frontal cortex, stroke, infarction, and neurodegenerative diseases (e.g., CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB SYNDROME, corticobasal degeneration).
Categories Nervous system disease | Signs and symptoms
MeSH® ID D055964

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