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Transient alien limb phenomenon in right frontoparietal infarction

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Author(s): Panda Samhita

Journal: Neurology India
ISSN 0028-3886

Volume: 58;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 306;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Alien limb | cerebral infarction | frontoparietal region | stroke

ABSTRACT
Alien limb phenomenon is associated with different neurological disorders, such as stroke and corticobasal degeneration. It is usually caused by involvement of the corpus callosum, with or without the frontal regions. Rarely, it can result from insult in the posterior cerebral artery territory. Alien limb phenomenon is generally persistent. Here, an unusual case of transient alien hand phenomenon is reported.

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