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The Legacy of Phantom Limbs

Evidence of loss of limbs, through disease, accident, warfare, or ritual has been commented upon since records began. With this legacy, it is remarkable that reports of phantom limbs entered so late into medical records. The experience of sensations in lost limbs provides an example of the ways in which novel phenomena can be interpreted. …

This post is in: 1. The Body Fantastic: Neuroscientific Explanations,Phantom Limb (2004)

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