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Alien limb syndrome and moya–moya disease

Authors

  • Omid Rabbani MD,

    1. Department of Neurology, McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
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  • Lennon E. Bowen MD,

    1. Department of Neurology, McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
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  • Robert T. Watson MD,

    1. Department of Neurology, McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
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  • Edward Valenstein MD,

    1. Department of Neurology, McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
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  • Michael S. Okun MD

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Neurology, McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    2. Departments of Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    • Movement Disorders Center, University of Florida, Department of Neurology, McKnight Brain Institute, PO Box 100236, Gainesville, FL 32610
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Abstract

We present the case of a 29-year-old woman with an alien limb and callosal disconnection syndrome who was diagnosed with moya–moya disease. We discuss the potential mechanisms responsible for the alien limb syndrome. © 2004 Movement Disorder Society

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