Morgellons disease etiology and therapeutic approach: a systematic review.

@article{Beuerlein2021MorgellonsDE,
  title={Morgellons disease etiology and therapeutic approach: a systematic review.},
  author={Katherine G Beuerlein and Esther A. Balogh and Steven R. Feldman},
  journal={Dermatology online journal},
  year={2021},
  volume={27 8}
}
Morgellons disease is characterized by patient reports of fibers embedded in and protruding from the skin. Etiologies from infection to delusion have been endorsed, and treatment guidelines are not well-defined. The objective of this manuscript is to evaluate the existing evidence regarding the etiology and treatment of Morgellons disease in an effort to better inform clinical management. A PubMed search including key words "Morgellons," "delusional parasitosis and fibers," "delusions of…