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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 58-59

Delusional parasitosis in a 69-year-old male in relation to COVID-19


Department of Psychiatry, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Avinash De Sousa
Carmel, 18 St. Francis Road, Off S.V. Road, Santacruz West, Mumbai - 400 054, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jgmh.jgmh_11_20

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Delusional parasitosis (DP) is a type of delusional disorder which poses a challenge to psychiatrists worldwide. We present a case report of a patient who was diagnosed with DP and was treated and had recovered and developed a re-emergence of symptoms with causation blamed on COVID-19. The patient responded well to risperidone.


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