Oral cenesthopathy

  title={Oral cenesthopathy},
  author={Yojiro Umezaki and Anna Miura and Motoko Watanabe and Miho Takenoshita and Akihito Uezato and Akira Toriihara and Toru Nishikawa and Akira Toyofuku},
  booktitle={BioPsychoSocial medicine},
Cenesthopathy is characterized by abnormal and strange bodily sensations and is classified as a 'delusional disorder, somatic type' or 'somatoform disorder' according to the DSM 5. The oral cavity is one of the frequent sites of cenesthopathy, thus the term 'oral cenesthopathy.' Patients with oral cenesthopathy complain of unusual sensations without corresponding abnormal findings in the oral area, such as excessive mucus secretion, a slimy sensation, or a feeling of coils or wires being… CONTINUE READING
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