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Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr. 1993 Feb;61(2):62-6.

[Delusions of intestinal parasitosis in a female patient with endogenous depression].

[Article in German]

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Psychiatrische Klinik der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf/Rheinische Landesklinik Düsseldorf.

Abstract

A 82-year old woman had, since the age of 50, a history of 9 phases of monopolar endogenous depression with abnormal intestinal sensations and hypochondriac delusions that appeared as delusional parasitosis in 5 of these phases. Differential diagnosis and therapeutic aspects are discussed.

PMID:
8449479
DOI:
10.1055/s-2007-999077
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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