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Brain Imaging and Behavior

, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 910–912 | Cite as

Alice in Wonderland Syndrome associated with a temporo-parietal cavernoma

  • Michelle PhilipEmail author
  • Jeffery Kornitzer
  • David Marks
  • Huey-Jen Lee
  • Nizar Souayah
Article

Abstract

Alice in Wonderland Syndrome (AIWS) is characterized by a rare constellation of perceptual disturbances including distorted body image, metamorphopsia, and visual hallucinations. In this report, we relate a unique case of AIWS in a woman with a right temporo-parietal cavernoma. AIWS in this patient may be secondary to epileptiform activity associated with the cavernoma and improved with anti-epileptic treatment.

Keywords

Epilepsy Hallucinations Alice in Wonderland Syndrome Cavernoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michelle Philip
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jeffery Kornitzer
    • 1
  • David Marks
    • 1
  • Huey-Jen Lee
    • 2
  • Nizar Souayah
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurology and NeurosciencesRutgers-New Jersey Medical SchoolNewarkUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyRutgers-New Jersey Medical SchoolNewarkUSA

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