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Delusional parasitosis with alcohol dependence: A case report

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Int J Med Res Health Sci. |

Authors: Nahid Dave, Austin Fernandes, Anup Bharati, Avinash De Sousa
Int J Med Res Health Sci. 2014;3(2):454-456 |  DOI:10.5958/j.2319-5886.3.2.093

ABSTRACT

Delusional parasitosis is a syndrome with which most psychiatrists are familiar. However, most reports consist of case reports or small series. We present here a case report of delusional parasitosis of an extremely bizarre nature in a case of alcohol dependence that responded to pimozide, haloperidol and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).

Keywords: Delusional parasitosis, Bizzare, Alcohol dependence, ECT.

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