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Dermatitis artefacta: a case report


Seshadri Sekhar Chatterjee ,

West Bengal University of Health Science, IN
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Kaberi Bhattacharya


Dermatitis artefacta is rarely encountered and has a variable dermatological presentation. It is also a diagnosis of exclusion, thereby posing a challenge to the clinician. We report a case of dermatitis artefacta associated with depressive disorder which responded to management with anti-depressants and supportive psychotherapy.


SL J Psychiatry 2014; 5 (1): 25-26


How to Cite: Chatterjee, S.S. & Bhattacharya, K., (2014). Dermatitis artefacta: a case report. Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry. 5(1), pp.25–26. DOI:
Published on 27 Jun 2014.
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