Delusion of parasitosis: case report and current concept of management.

@article{itum2011DelusionOP,
  title={Delusion of parasitosis: case report and current concept of management.},
  author={Mirna {\vS}itum and Iva Dediol and Marija Buljan and Maja Vurnek Živkovi{\'c} and Danijel Buljan},
  journal={Acta dermatovenerologica Croatica : ADC},
  year={2011},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          110-6
        }
}
Delusions of parasitosis (DP) is a primary psychiatric disorder, a type of monosymptomatic hypochondriac psychosis in which patients believe that 'bugs' or 'parasites' have infested their skin or that they have even spread into their visceral organs. Patients with DP usually approach different medical specialists, mostly dermatologists and primary care physicians because of symptoms presenting as crawling under their skin. Therefore, the exact prevalence of DP is unknown. It is believed that it… CONTINUE READING
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