Penile self-mutilation preceded by bizarre delusions: two case reports

@inproceedings{Kharbach2014PenileSP,
  title={Penile self-mutilation preceded by bizarre delusions: two case reports},
  author={Youssef Kharbach and Driss Amiroune and Mustapha Ahsaini and Amine Bout and Omar Riyach and Roos E Stuurman-Wieringa and Soufiane Mellas and Mohammed Fadl Tazi and Abdelhak Khallouk and Mohammed Jamal El fassi and Ismail Rammouz and Moulay Hassan Farih},
  booktitle={Journal of Medical Case Reports},
  year={2014}
}
IntroductionGenital self-mutilation is listed as a symptom of borderline personality disorder. The type of injury varies from simple skin laceration to total amputation of the penis and testicles. These injuries are urological and surgical emergencies.Case presentationWe report two cases of penile self-mutilation precipitated by erotic and religious bizarre delusions.Our first patient is a 24-year-old Moroccan man who visited our emergency room with a metallic ring at the root of his penis… CONTINUE READING
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