Morgellons Disease: A Chemical and Light Microscopic Study

  title={Morgellons Disease: A Chemical and Light Microscopic Study},
  author={Marianne J Middelveen and Elizabeth H. Rasmussen and Douglas G. Kahn and Raphael B. Stricker},
  journal={Journal of clinical \& experimental dermatology research},
Morgellons disease is an emerging multisystem illness characterized by unexplained dermopathy and unusual skin- associated filament production. [] Key Method We present relevant clinical observations combined with chemical and light microscopic studies of material collected from three patients with Morgellons disease. Our study demonstrates that Morgellons disease is not delusional and that skin lesions with unusual fibers are not self-inflicted or psychogenic. We provide chemical, light microscopic and…

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