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Alice in Wonderland Syndrome associated with a temporo-parietal cavernoma


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.

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Philip, M., Kornitzer, J., Marks, D. et al. Alice in Wonderland Syndrome associated with a temporo-parietal cavernoma. Brain Imaging and Behavior 9, 910–912 (2015).

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  • Epilepsy
  • Hallucinations
  • Alice in Wonderland Syndrome
  • Cavernoma