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Delusional infestation: clinical presentation in 147 patients seen at Mayo Clinic.
- A. Foster, Sara A. Hylwa, Jessica E Bury, M. Davis, M. Pittelkow, J. Bostwick
- Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
- 1 October 2012
BACKGROUND Delusional infestation is the conviction that one's skin is infested with foreign organisms or materials despite contradictory objective evidence. OBJECTIVE To delineate clinical… Expand
Bleeding related to etonogestrel subdermal implant in a US population.
BACKGROUND The etonogestrel subdermal implant received US Food and Drug Administration approval in 2006. Menstrual changes represent a common reason why recipients of this implant request early… Expand
Delusional infestation is typically comorbid with other psychiatric diagnoses: review of 54 patients receiving psychiatric evaluation at Mayo Clinic.
- Sara A. Hylwa, A. Foster, Jessica E Bury, M. Davis, M. Pittelkow, J. Bostwick
- 1 May 2012
OBJECTIVE Delusional infestation, which encompasses both delusions of parasitosis and delusions of infestation with inanimate objects (sometimes called Morgellons disease), has been said to represent… Expand
Delusional infestation, including delusions of parasitosis: results of histologic examination of skin biopsy and patient-provided skin specimens.
- Sara A. Hylwa, Jessica E Bury, M. Davis, M. Pittelkow, J. Bostwick
- Archives of dermatology
- 1 September 2011
OBJECTIVE To review the results of skin biopsies and patient-provided specimens from patients whose assessment was consistent with delusional infestation, including delusions of parasitosis. DESIGN… Expand
Iatrogenic delusional parasitosis: a case of physician-patient folie a deux.
This report presents a patient incorrectly diagnosed first with parasitic infestation and then with primary delusional parasitosis (DP). Neither diagnosis was correct. As she traveled from doctor to… Expand