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What is Alien hand syndrome?

What is Alien hand syndrome?

  • Alien hand syndrome: A condition where a person seems to have no sense of association with their own hand. They feel that the hand is not under their control and moves on its own. Sometimes the patient may be unaware of the hands movements unless it is brought to their attention. The condition can result from a brain injury, stroke or infection or from brain surgery.

Alien hand syndrome: Introduction

Types of Alien hand syndrome:

Broader types of Alien hand syndrome:

What causes Alien hand syndrome?

Causes of Alien hand syndrome: see causes of Alien hand syndrome

What are the symptoms of Alien hand syndrome?

Symptoms of Alien hand syndrome: see symptoms of Alien hand syndrome

Alien hand syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Alien hand syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Alien hand syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Alien hand syndrome: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Alien hand syndrome.
Treatments for Alien hand syndrome: see treatments for Alien hand syndrome
Research for Alien hand syndrome: see research for Alien hand syndrome

Name and Aliases of Alien hand syndrome

Main name of condition: Alien hand syndrome

Other names or spellings for Alien hand syndrome:

Anarchic Hand, Dr. Strangelove syndrome

 

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