Camptocormia - a Case Report

@inproceedings{Chauhan1985CamptocormiaA,
  title={Camptocormia - a Case Report},
  author={Sheelendra Chauhan and M. S. Anurag and R Jain},
  booktitle={Indian journal of psychiatry},
  year={1985}
}
Camptocormia or 'hysterical bent back' has not been reported so far very frequently in the literature. The syndrome was described as the hysterical phenomenon to escape from hardships of military life and combat situtations by Brodie (1837). Rosanoff and Saloff (1915) named the condition as 'camptocormia'. In 1918, Hurst described the 'bent back syndrome… CONTINUE READING