"Alien Hand Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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).
|Alien Hand Syndrome
- Alien Hand Syndrome
- Alien Hand Syndromes
- Hand Syndrome, Alien
- Hand Syndromes, Alien
- Syndrome, Alien Hand
- Syndromes, Alien Hand
- Anarchic Hand Syndrome
- Anarchic Hand Syndromes
- Hand Syndrome, Anarchic
- Hand Syndromes, Anarchic
- Syndrome, Anarchic Hand
- Syndromes, Anarchic Hand
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