Chronic conversion somatic disorder: A case report

Recenti progressi in medicina 02/2013; 104(2):70-72. DOI: 10.1701/1241.13708
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Conversion disorder is characterized by several neurological and internistical symptoms that cannot be explained by an organic cause, exacerbating after stress events. The course of this disorder is typically short: it usually lasts about two weeks, and only 20-25% of patients relapse in the following year. This paper aims to show the clinical history of a patient complaining conversion symptoms from 7 consecutive years.

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