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Unusual association of diseases/symptoms
Posterior alien hand in a left-handed person
  1. Emanuela Terazzi1,
  2. Daniela Mittino1,
  3. Francesco Monaco2
  1. 1Clinica Neurologica, AOU Maggiore della Carità, Novara, Italy
  2. 2Clinica Neurologica, Universitàdel Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Emanuela Terazzi, terryela{at}


Posterior alien hand syndrome usually involves the non-dominant hand with lesions usually in the right hemisphere. This is the first case in a left-handed person, involving the dominant hand.

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