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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 42
Published: 06 December 2017
10.1159/000475699
EISBN: 978-3-318-06089-8
... Abstract This chapter is aimed at highlighting the recent findings concerning physiopathology, diagnosis, and management of conversion, factitious disorder, and malingering. Conversion disorder is the unintentional production of neurological symptom, whereas malingering and factitious disorder...
Book Chapter
Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 42
Published: 06 December 2017
10.1159/000475682
EISBN: 978-3-318-06089-8
... Abstract Since its initial description in 1851, Munchausen syndrome has been widely used interchangeably with factitious disorder. Nevertheless, this syndrome is only one form of factitious disorder that is both severe and chronic. The syndrome was named after Karl Friedrich Hieronymus, Baron...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 42
Published: 06 December 2017
EISBN: 978-3-318-06089-8
...References References 1. Gavin H: On feigned and factitious diseases, chiefly of soldiers and seamen; on the means used to simulate or produce them, and on the best modes of discovering imposters. London, John Churchill, 1838. 2. Dieulafoy G: Escarres multiples et récidivantes depuis deux...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 42
Published: 06 December 2017
EISBN: 978-3-318-06089-8
...References References 1. American Psychiatric Association: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, ed 5. Washington, American Psychiatric Publishing, 2013. 2. Gavin H: On Feigned and Factitious Diseases, Chiefly of Soldiers and Seamen, on the Means Used to Simulate...
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Series: Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine
Volume: 34
Published: 24 March 2015
10.1159/000369090
EISBN: 978-3-318-02967-3
... presentation of the most commonly encountered psychodermatologic conditions, including delusional infestation, neurotic excoriations, factitial dermatitis, trichotillomania and body dysmorphic disorder, followed by practical diagnostic and therapeutic recommendations. Introduction Although dermatology...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 100
Published: 27 May 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02195-0
..., p 185. 7. Gull W: On factitious urticaria. Guys Hospital Reports 1859;5:316. 8. Falk H: Beitrag zum Studium des Dermographismus. Med Diss München, 1901. 9. Borsch JF: De purpura urticata, quam vocant ‘die Nesselsucht'; med diss, Halle, 1719. 10. Veiel T: Über einen Fall von Eczema...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 42
Published: 06 December 2017
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-06089-8
EISBN: 978-3-318-06089-8
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 100
Published: 27 May 2014
10.1159/000358614
EISBN: 978-3-318-02195-0
...) or friction (symptomatic dermographism). Symptomatic dermographism is believed to be the first physical urticaria to be described in the literature, in 1767 by Heberden [ 6 ]. Today, symptomatic dermographism is used synonymously with urticaria factitia, derived from the term ‘factitious urticaria' coined...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 42
Published: 06 December 2017
10.1159/000475676
EISBN: 978-3-318-06089-8
... authors in different places and eras meant by “hysterical reaction,” “pure malingering,” “unconscious falsification,” “pseudo-dementia,” “psychosis,” “organic disease,” “factitious disorder,” and “dissociation,” all etiologies or accompanying conditions put forward, in roughly chronological order...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 46
Published: 23 May 2016
10.1159/000443861
EISBN: 978-3-318-05840-6
... chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) to circumvent problems related to cross-reaction with other synthetic steroids. This technique also allows identification of the factitious use of other glucocorticoids. It should be borne in mind that inhibitors of CYP3A4 may cause huge increases in circulating...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 30
Published: 16 February 2012
10.1159/000333376
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9911-5
..., acute closed-angle glaucoma, vitreus or macula hemorrhage and factitious visual loss), is the major symptom of an ocular stroke leading to permanent visual loss. Ocular stroke can be due to CRA occlusion, branch retinal artery occlusion or anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (AION) the latter which...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 44
Published: 11 August 2015
10.1159/000381981
EISBN: 978-3-318-02773-0
...-producing tumors (insulinomas), impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes mellitus type 2, factitious hypoglycemia from insulin and sulfonylurea-induced hypoglycemia. Insulinomas occur almost exclusively in the pancreas and are the most common functioning endocrine pancreatic tumor [ 3 ]. About 10...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 45
Published: 21 March 2016
10.1159/000442275
EISBN: 978-3-318-02738-9
..., chemical or mechanical insult; - there is exposure to extrathyroidal sources of thyroid hormone, either endogenous (struma ovarii, metastatic differentiated thyroid cancer, subacute thyroiditis) or exogenous (factitious thyrotoxicosis) [ 8 ]. Quantitative 99m Tc scintigraphy (the calculation...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 30
Published: 16 February 2012
10.1159/000333639
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9911-5
... ischemia; TIA = transient ischemic attack. Acute monocular blindness: Sudden monocular blindness, excluding ophthalmic emergencies (detachment of the macula, acute closed-angle glaucoma, vitreus or macula hemorrhage and factitious visual loss), is the major symptom of an ocular stroke leading...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 30
Published: 10 December 2015
10.1159/000439322
EISBN: 978-3-318-05637-2
... is known as brittle diabetes [ 9 ]. The diagnosis excludes the various pathologies or factors that alter glucose homeostasis and blood sugar levels in patients, as well as factitious diabetes and psychological instability. For these patients, therapeutic strategies require the treatment of secondary causes...
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Series: Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine
Volume: 34
Published: 24 March 2015
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-02967-3
EISBN: 978-3-318-02967-3
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 100
Published: 27 May 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02195-0
.... 11. The liberation of histamine-like substance in the injured skin, the underlying cause of factitious urticaria and of wheals produced by burning; and observations upon the nervous control of certain skin reactions. Heart 1924;11:209-265. 9. Best CH, Dale HH, Dudley HW, Thorpe WV: The nature...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 17
Published: 24 November 2009
10.1159/000262533
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9303-8
... with standard cortisol assays. Moreover, not all cases of exogenous Cushing's syndrome come from prescribed or therapeutic use of GCs. It is important to be aware that numerous cases of factitious Cushing's syndrome resulting from surreptitious use of steroids have been reported [ 35 ]. Patients can also...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 52
Published: 15 March 2017
10.1159/000450778
EISBN: 978-3-318-05978-6
... tattoo needle trauma is histamine driven, and local wheal and flare in the tattooed skin during and a few hours after tattooing is normal. In individuals with factitial urticaria, the needle-induced wheal-and-flare reaction is supposed to be more advanced; nevertheless, it is supposed to disappear after...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509734
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... of Medtronic-led multicentre trials highlighted the absolute importance of strict patient selection criteria, including psychological screening to exclude patients with psychogenic or factitious pain disorders, cognitive impairment and psychiatric disease. These principles formed the basis for the contemporary...