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Alice in Wonderland Syndrome (AIWS)

When everything looks like it's at the wrong end of a telescope

Alice in Wonderland Syndrome


Alice in wonderland syndrome (AIWS) describes a set of symptoms with alteration of body image. An alteration of visual perception is found in that way that the sizes of body parts or sizes of external objects are perceived incorrectly.

Weissenstein A, Luchter E, Bittmann MA. Alice in Wonderland syndrome: A rare neurological manifestation with microscopy in a 6-year-old child. J Pediatr Neurosci. 2014 Sep-Dec;9(3):303-4. doi: 10.4103/1817-1745.147612. PMID: 25624952; PMCID: PMC4302569.


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