Taber's Medical Dictionary

Alice in Wonderland syndrome

[Alice Liddell, from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland]
Perceptual distortions of the size and/or shape of objects. It is often characterized by the hallucination that things are smaller than they really are and is sometimes experienced by patients suffering from migraine, infectious mononucleosis, or an overdose of hallucinogenic drugs.
SYN: SEE: Todd syndrome

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