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Journal of the Korean Neurological Association 2006;24(4): 364-366.
이상한 나라의 앨리스 증후군을 보인 우측 내측두엽 뇌경색 1예
김영도, 류선영 김중석 이광수
가톨릭대학교 의과대학 신경과학교실
Alice in Wonderland Syndrome in a Case with Infarct in the Right Medial Temporal Lobe
Young-Do Kim
Department of Neurology, The Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
We describe a patient who suffered an infarct of the right medial temporal lobe, and developed visual illusions for body images, referred to as Alice in wonderland syndrome (AIWS). Although, these phenomena are usually seen in settings of migraine with aura or epilepsy, an association with strokes has not previously been described. The occurrence of AIWS in our patient, following an infarct of the right medial temporal lobe, provides support for this symptom having a biological and anatomical substrate. KeyWords:Alice in Wonderland Syndrome, Cerebral infarct, Medial temporal lobe