Université de Fribourg

The right thalamic ventral posterolateral nucleus seems to be determinant for macrosomatognosia: a case report

ElTarhouni, Amir H. ; Beer, Laura ; Mouthon, Michael ; Erni, Britt ; Aellen, Jerome ; Annoni, Jean-Marie ; Accolla, Ettore ; Dieguez, Sebastian ; Chabwine, Joelle N.

In: BMC Neurology, 2020, vol. 20, no. 1, p. 393

Background: Macrosomatognosiais the illusory sensation of a substantially enlarged body part. This disorder of the body schema, also called “Alice in wonderland syndrome” is still poorly understood and requires careful documentation and analysis of cases. The patient presented here is unique owing to his unusual macrosomatognosia phenomenology, but also given the unreported localization...