- Nicholas Laidler
Dermatol Online J 2018 Jan 15;24(1). Epub 2018 Jan 15.
Resident Medical Officer, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Western Australia.
A large proportion of patients seen in dermatology practices have underlying psychological issues associated with their skin diseases. One of the most flagrant examples of this are patients with delusions of parasitosis. These patients have false fixed beliefs that they are infested by parasites and experience cutaneous sensations of crawling, biting, and stinging associated with their delusions. Read More