This report presents a patient incorrectly diagnosed first with parasitic infestation and then with primary delusional parasitosis (DP). Neither diagnosis was correct. As she traveled from doctor to doctor, however, the primary DP label gained credibility via repetition, with her ongoing symptoms seen as proof of its truth.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||General Hospital Psychiatry|
|State||Published - Mar 1 2010|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Psychiatry and Mental health