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Alien Hand Syndrome
MeSH HeadingAlien Hand Syndrome
Tree NumberC10.597.606.881.350.099
Tree NumberC23.888.592.604.080.500
Tree NumberC23.888.592.604.882.350.099
Tree NumberF01.700.080.249
Tree NumberF01.700.875.350.099
Scope NoteAn 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).
Entry TermAnarchic Hand Syndrome
Allowable QualifiersBL CF CI CL CN CO DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RA RH RI RT SU TH UR US VE VI
Previous Indexing Apraxia, Ideomotor (2005-2009)
Previous Indexing Ataxia (1986-2009)
History Note2010
Date of Entry20090706
Unique IDD055964


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Nervous System Diseases [C10]
   Neurologic Manifestations [C10.597]
      Neurobehavioral Manifestations [C10.597.606]
         Psychomotor Disorders [C10.597.606.881]
            Apraxias [C10.597.606.881.350]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeAlien Hand Syndrome [C10.597.606.881.350.099]
Apraxia, Ideomotor [C10.597.606.881.350.200]
Gait Apraxia [C10.597.606.881.350.600]

 
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms [C23]
   Signs and Symptoms [C23.888]
      Neurologic Manifestations [C23.888.592]
         Neurobehavioral Manifestations [C23.888.592.604]
            Apraxias [C23.888.592.604.080]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeAlien Hand Syndrome [C23.888.592.604.080.500]

 
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms [C23]
   Signs and Symptoms [C23.888]
      Neurologic Manifestations [C23.888.592]
         Neurobehavioral Manifestations [C23.888.592.604]
            Psychomotor Disorders [C23.888.592.604.882]
               Apraxias [C23.888.592.604.882.350]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeAlien Hand Syndrome [C23.888.592.604.882.350.099]
Apraxia, Ideomotor [C23.888.592.604.882.350.200]
Gait Apraxia [C23.888.592.604.882.350.600]

 
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms [F01]
   Neurobehavioral Manifestations [F01.700]
      Apraxias [F01.700.080]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeAlien Hand Syndrome [F01.700.080.249]
Gait Apraxia [F01.700.080.500]

 
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms [F01]
   Neurobehavioral Manifestations [F01.700]
      Psychomotor Disorders [F01.700.875]
         Apraxias [F01.700.875.350]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeAlien Hand Syndrome [F01.700.875.350.099]
Apraxia, Ideomotor [F01.700.875.350.200]

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