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-'''Alien hand syndrome''', sometimes used synonymously with '''anarchic hand''' or '''Dr Strangelove syndrome''', is a [[neurological disorder]] in which the afflicted person's hand appears to take on a mind of its own. Alien hand syndrome is best documented in cases where a person has had the two [[Corpus callosotomy|hemispheres of their brain surgically separated]], a procedure sometimes used to relieve the symptoms of extreme cases of [[epilepsy]]. It also occurs in some cases after [[brain surgery]], [[stroke]], [[infection]], [[tumor]], [[aneurysm]] and specific degenerative brain conditions such as [[Alzheimer’s disease]] and [[Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease]]. Other areas of the brain that are associated with alien hand syndrome are the frontal, [[Occipital lobe|occipital]] and [[parietal lobe]]s.+The '''parietal lobe''' is one of the four [[Lobes of the brain|major lobes]] of the [[cerebral cortex]] in the [[brain]] of [[mammal]]s. The parietal lobe is positioned above the [[occipital lobe]] and behind the [[frontal lobe]] and [[central sulcus]].
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-==See also==+*[[Lobes of the brain]]
-* [[Body integrity identity disorder]]+
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The parietal lobe is one of the four major lobes of the cerebral cortex in the brain of mammals. The parietal lobe is positioned above the occipital lobe and behind the frontal lobe and central sulcus.


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