whole body microsomatognosia
   Also referred to as total body microsomatognosia. Both terms are used to denote a type of * microsomatognosia in which the whole body is experienced as disproportionally small. They are used in opposition to the term *partial microso-matognosia.
   References
   Podoll, K., Robinson, D. (2000). Macrosomatognosia and microsomatognosia in migraine art. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 101, 413-416.

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