Alien Hand Syndrome in Parry-Romberg Syndrome

Toshiki Takenouchi, Gail E. Solomon

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A pediatric patient with diagnosis of Parry-Romberg syndrome, or progressive hemifacial atrophy, presented with new-onset unilateral alien hand syndrome, which was attributed to focal progressive atrophy and gliosis in the contralateral thalamus observed on serial neuroimaging. This case illustrates not only the clinical-radiographic correlation between alien hand syndrome and contralateral thalamic lesion, but also involvement of deep gray structure in Parry-Romberg syndrome causing a rare movement disorder.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)280-282
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Neurology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Apr 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Neurology
  • Developmental Neuroscience
  • Clinical Neurology


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