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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 64-65

Delusional parasitosis of face in a factory worker


Department of Psychiatry, UCMS and GTB Hospital, Dilshad Garden, Delhi, India

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Manjeet S Bhatia
D-1 Naraina Vihar, New Delhi - 110 028
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-6748.98422

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Delusional parasitosis is a form of monohypochondriacal psychosis, a condition sometimes encountered in psychiatric or dermatological clinical practice. The exact etiology and outcome of this condition is not well known. A patient with delusional parasitosis of face who responded to aripiprazole is described.


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