publication . Article . 2018

Morgellons disease: insights into treatment

Dev Sahni;
Open Access English
  • Published: 15 Nov 2018
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: Mexico
Abstract
Morgellons disease is a disfiguring and distressing condition. Patients commonly present with multiple, non-healing, cutaneous wounds. Patients report protruding fibers or other objects as the source and often provide samples to the clinician. Originally the etiology of this condition was broad and debated ranging from infectious to psychiatric. This article reviews current treatments and details our approach to treatment, aiming to aid clinicians with useful pharmacotherapy and adherence techniques when treating patients with Morgellons disease. Although current opinions have consolidated to the psychiatric spectrum, Morgellons treatment remains difficult and u...
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free text keywords: antipsychotics, disease, Morgellons, trifluoperazine, treatment
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