What Is Alice in Wonderland Syndrome?

Q:
What is Alice in Wonderland syndrome?

A:
Alice in Wonderland syndrome is a neuropsychological disorder that affects people’s perception, including vision, sensation, touch, hearing and their own body image. People with the disease suffers with size distortion such as micropsia, macropsia, pelopsia, or teleopsia.

The disease occurs when there is an abnormal blood flow flows into the parts of the brain that process visual perception and texture.

Patients with Alice in Wonderland syndrome may have following symptoms:

  • Migraine.
  • Altered body image.
  • Visual hallucinations (lilliputian).

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