Bilateral nerve connection in hands.

Nick Medford nick at hermit0.demon.co.uk
Thu Feb 24 19:44:06 EST 2000

It's known as "mirror movements", for obvious reasons.

It can be a rare feature of various neurological conditions, however if there
are no other symptoms and no distress is it necessary to take it further? If in
doubt a neurologist would be able to organise the appropriate tests to
exclude any underlying problem. 

In article <o8kt4.4105$YG.275463 at bgtnsc04-news.ops.worldnet.att.net>,
ULTRAMED, INC. <ultramedco at worldnet.att.net> writes
>An associate (female 42 yrs) has a condition whereby
>each hand follows the other almost exactly.  In other
>words when she moves one hand the other hand tracks
>it almost exactly.
>She has had this condition since an infant and although
>it does not appear to bother her she is curious if there is
>a medical term (definition) for this condition and also if
>there is any known non-invasive cure or therapy?
>Thanks for any help.
>Gil Groehn
>Ultramed, Inc.

Nick Medford

More information about the Neur-sci mailing list

Send comments to us at biosci-help [At] net.bio.net