Troubled By Invisible Insects ?
Have you been complaining about invisible worms moving over your body but your physician failed to find any convincing evidence ? Well you may be suffering from Delusional Psychosis or Morgellons Syndrome.
Before labeling a patient as a Delusional psychotic or one with Morgellons Syndrome it’s essential to rule out other causes of similar complaints like arthropod infestation going unnoticed , endocrinopathies, neuropathies, drug use, environmental irritants and other causes.
Delusional Psychosis is synonymous with Ekbom syndrome( Should not be confused with Willis-Ekbom disease or Wittmaack-Ekbom syndrome both referring to Restless leg syndrome.
Moregellons Disease and Morgellons Syndrome are synonymous. Pimozide was used to treat the disease but lot its status as first line medication to atypical antipsychotics like Olanzapine and Risperidone.