Delusions of parasitosis: a case report and management guidelines

DICP. 1989 Apr;23(4):304-6. doi: 10.1177/106002808902300406.


A case report and review of the clinical aspects and management guidelines for delusions of parasitosis are presented. Special emphasis is given to the efficacy of pimozide in the treatment of this psychiatric disorder.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Delusions / complications
  • Delusions / drug therapy*
  • Delusions / psychology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Parasitic Diseases / psychology*
  • Pimozide / therapeutic use


  • Pimozide