Morgellons disease and delusions of parasitosis.

  title={Morgellons disease and delusions of parasitosis.},
  author={David T Robles and Jonathan M Olson and H Jason Combs and Sharon Romm and Phil Kirby},
  journal={American journal of clinical dermatology},
  volume={12 1},
Morgellons disease is a controversial and poorly defined symptom cluster of skin lesions and somatic symptoms, most notably 'fibers' in the skin. Because of widespread coverage in the media and on the Internet, there are an increasing number of patients presenting to dermatologists. We present three patients who believed that they had fibers in their skin. We offer a discussion of delusions of parasitosis to demonstrate similarities between these conditions. It has been suggested by a limited… CONTINUE READING
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