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Paroxysmal "feeling of somebody being nearby".
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3349969     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Several days after a right temporal lobectomy for an astrocytoma, a patient experienced a paroxysmal feeling that somebody was nearby. This spontaneous phenomenon has only rarely been reported in the epilepsy literature but has been reported to be evoked by electrical stimulation of the right amygdala. Despite the rarity in the literature, such unusual experiential phenomena probably are seen more frequently in clinical practice.
A Ardila; J Gómez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Epilepsia     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0013-9580     ISO Abbreviation:  Epilepsia     Publication Date:    1988 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-04-28     Completed Date:  1988-04-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2983306R     Medline TA:  Epilepsia     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  188-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Instituto Neurológico de Colombia, South America.
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MeSH Terms
Amygdala / physiopathology
Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe / physiopathology,  psychology*
Hallucinations / physiopathology,  psychology*
Middle Aged

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