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What is the frequency of micropsia and alice in wonderland syndrome in children?

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Dr. William Singer
50 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Childhood migraine: Micropsia and alice in wonderland phenomena are consistent with childhool migraine. Through adolescence, approximately 15-25% of children willl have a migraine headache. Of those, alice in wonderland syndrome is uncommon.
Answered on Oct 22, 2015

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