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Phantom third arm

In a first ever documented case, a 64 year old Swiss stroke victim has developed a phantom third arm that is so real to her that she can see it, move it and even scratch an itch with it.

“Scientists at Switzerland’s Geneva University Hospital used magnetic resonance imaging to confirm that her brain was issuing commands to the phantom limb and acknowledging its actions”

via Metro.co.uk.

April 8, 2009 Posted by | Medical, medicine, Strange | | Comments Off on Phantom third arm