Syndrom obcej ręki jako następstwo ukrwotocznienia udaru niedokrwiennego w obrębie prawej półkuli mózgu. Opis przypadku


The Alien Hand Syndrome (AHS) is a relatively rare neurological disorder. Right side brain damages, especially right hemisphere stroke, can be a cause of AHS. Main symptoms include a feeling of alien hand, involuntary movements and personification of the limb. This syndrome usually coincides with unilateral neglect syndrome. While the body sense is impaired, the patient loses the ability to communicate and the holistic perception of the external environment. This event caused the AHS. Undoubtedly, individual therapy, consisting of physiotherapy, neuropsychologist therapy and speech therapy combined with stimulation of neuroplasticity, can improve the quality of patient’s life. This paper presents a case report of a 77-year-old patient who was hospitalized because of ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic transformation.
Key words: alien hand syndrome, right hemisphere ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic transformation, AHS therapy, unilateral neglect syndrome

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GołysznyM., LudygaT., Strach‑SączewskaA., LewickaT., & SiudaJ. (2016). Syndrom obcej ręki jako następstwo ukrwotocznienia udaru niedokrwiennego w obrębie prawej półkuli mózgu. Opis przypadku. Logopedia Silesiana, (5), 330-336. Retrieved from

Miłosz Gołyszny
Katedra Farmakologii, Śląski Uniwersytet Medyczny 
Tomasz Ludyga 
Katedra Farmakologii, Śląski Uniwersytet Medyczny 
Aleksandra Strach‑Sączewska 
Gliwickie Centrum Medyczne 
Tatiana Lewicka 
Katedra Neurologii, Śląski Uniwersytet Medyczny 
Joanna Siuda 
Katedra Neurologii, Śląski Uniwersytet Medyczny 

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