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Alien hand syndrome, (AHS) is a rare neurological disorder that causes hand movement without the person being aware of what is happening or having control over the action. The afflicted person may sometimes reach for objects and manipulate them without wanting to do so, even to the point of having to use the healthy hand to restrain the alien hand.[1] Alien hand syndrome is best documented in cases where a person has had the two hemispheres of their brain surgically separated, a procedure sometimes used to relieve the symptoms of extreme cases of epilepsy. It also occurs in some cases after brain surgery, stroke, infection, tumor, aneurysm and specific degenerative brain conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease.

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Alien hand syndrome, (AHS) er en sjælden neurologisk lidelse, årsagerne hånd bevægelse uden at den person, der bevidst om hvad er sker eller at have kontrol over handlingen. Den ramte person kan undertiden nå for objekter og manipulere dem uden at gøre det, selv til punktet at skulle bruge den raske hånd for at tøjle den fremmede hånd. [ 1 ] Alien hand syndrome er bedst dokumenteret i sager, hvor en person har haft sin hjernes to hemisfærer kirurgisk separeret, en procedure der undertiden bruges til at lindre symptomerne i svære tilfælde af epilepsi. Det forekommer også i nogle tilfælde efter hjerneoperation, slagtilfælde, infektion, tumor, aneurisme og specifikke degenerative hjerne sygdomme som Alzheimers sygdom og Creutzfeldt-Jacobs sygdom.

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