peduncular hallucinosis

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • Peduncular hallucinosis — Peduncular hallucinosis, also known as Lhermitte s peduncular hallucinosis, is a rare neurological syndrome with a relatively rich series of detailed clinical case studies in the medical literature.The French neurologist Jean Lhermitte in 1922… …   Wikipedia

  • peduncular hallucination —    Also known as peduncular hallucinosis, pedunculopontine hallucinosis, Lhermitte s hallucinosis, Lhermitte syndrome, *brainstem hallucination, and mesencephalic hallucinosis. The eponyms Lhermitte s hallucinosis and Lhermitte syndrome refer to… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • hallucinosis —    A term coined in or shortly before 1900, possibly by the German neurologist Carl Wernicke (1848 1904), to denote a mental state or disorder in which hallucinations feature prominently. The term hallucinosis has been variously defined as    1)… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Brainstem auditory hallucinosis —    A term used to denote a hallucinatory state characterized by * auditory hallucinations which are attributed to aberrant neurophysiological activity in the brainstem. The concept of brain stem auditory hallucinosis is analogous to that of *… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • thalamic experiential hallucinosis —    The term thalamic experiential hallucinosis is indebted to the medical Latin name thalamus, which in turn comes from the Greek word tha lamos (sleeping room, inside room). It is used to denote a hallucinatory state associated with infarction… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • mesencephalic hallucinosis —    The term mesencephalic hallucinosis is indebted to the Greek words mesos (middle) and enkepha los (that which is inside the head, i.e. the brain). It translates loosely as midbrain hallucination . The term mesencephalic hallucination was… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Lhermitte's hallucinosis —    see peduncular hallucination …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • pedunculopontine hallucinosis —    see peduncular hallucination …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Hallucination — For other uses, see Hallucination (disambiguation). Hallucination Classification and external resources My eyes at the moment of the apparitions by August Natterer …   Wikipedia

  • hallucinosic syndrome —    A term used to denote a hallucinatory syndrome characterized by a specific type of hallucination or by an association with a specific clinical orneu robiological parameter. Hallusinosic syndromes are conceptualized along the lines of the… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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