History of Morgellons disease: from delusion to definition

@inproceedings{Middelveen2018HistoryOM,
  title={History of Morgellons disease: from delusion to definition},
  author={Marianne J Middelveen and Melissa C. Fesler and Raphael B Stricker},
  booktitle={Clinical, cosmetic and investigational dermatology},
  year={2018}
}
Morgellons disease (MD) is a skin condition characterized by the presence of multicolored filaments that lie under, are embedded in, or project from skin. Although the condition may have a longer history, disease matching the above description was first reported in the US in 2002. Since that time, the condition that we know as MD has become a polemic topic. Because individuals afflicted with the disease may have crawling or stinging sensations and sometimes believe they have an insect or… CONTINUE READING

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