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Human Coprophagia

MedGen UID:
483654
Concept ID:
C3489701
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
Synonyms: Coprophagia, Human; Coprophagias, Human; Coprophagies, Human; Coprophagy, Human; Human Coprophagias; Human Coprophagies; Human Coprophagy
 

Definition

A rare aberrant human behavior involving consumption of excrement. [from MeSH]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews
  • CROGHuman Coprophagia

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Hussain SZ, Dunn GD, Brown MF, Osman M
J Pediatr Surg 2010 Nov;45(11):e35-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2010.07.055. PMID: 21034927
Byard RW
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2001 Mar;22(1):96-9. PMID: 11444673
Yeager BA, Lanata CF, Lazo F, Verastegui H, Black RE
J Diarrhoeal Dis Res 1991 Sep;9(3):186-93. PMID: 1787272

Diagnosis

Hussain SZ, Dunn GD, Brown MF, Osman M
J Pediatr Surg 2010 Nov;45(11):e35-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2010.07.055. PMID: 21034927
Beck DA, Frohberg NR
Int J Psychiatry Med 2005;35(4):417-27. PMID: 16673841
Donnellan CA, Playfer JR
Age Ageing 1999 Mar;28(2):233-4. PMID: 10350425
Jaffe ME, Sharma KK
J Forensic Sci 1998 May;43(3):549-55. PMID: 9608690

Therapy

Beck DA, Frohberg NR
Int J Psychiatry Med 2005;35(4):417-27. PMID: 16673841
Bugle C, Rubin HB
Res Dev Disabil 1993 Nov-Dec;14(6):445-56. PMID: 8296025
Chaturvedi SK
Psychopathology 1988;21(1):31-3. PMID: 3222429

Prognosis

Hussain SZ, Dunn GD, Brown MF, Osman M
J Pediatr Surg 2010 Nov;45(11):e35-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2010.07.055. PMID: 21034927
Yeager BA, Lanata CF, Lazo F, Verastegui H, Black RE
J Diarrhoeal Dis Res 1991 Sep;9(3):186-93. PMID: 1787272

Clinical prediction guides

Ing AD, Roane HS, Veenstra RA
J Appl Behav Anal 2011 Spring;44(1):151-5. doi: 10.1901/jaba.2011.44-151. PMID: 21541128Free PMC Article
Donnellan CA, Playfer JR
Age Ageing 1999 Mar;28(2):233-4. PMID: 10350425

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