MRI correlates of alien leg-like phenomenon in corticobasal degeneration

William T. Hu, Keith A. Josephs, Eric J. Ahlskog, Cheolsu Shin, Bradley F. Boeve, Robert J. Witte

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We describe the clinical and neuroradiologic correlates in two patients with the clinical picture of CBD and alien leg phenomena. The MRI brain scan in both had unique focal abnormalities in the corresponding leg area of the homunculus that may be the substrate for the alien limb features.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)870-873
Number of pages4
JournalMovement Disorders
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2005
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology


  • Alien leg phenomenon
  • Corticobasal degeneration
  • Mirror movements
  • Postcentral gyrus
  • Precentral gyrus


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