Somatoform & Factitious Disorders. (Thanks to: Drew Bradlyn, Ph.D.). Somatoform Disorders. Key Feature: Types Somatization Disorder Conversion Disorder Hypochondriasis Somatoform Pain Disorder Body Dysmorphic Syndrome Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder. Quick but irrelevant.
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< 0.2% among men
History reveals no risk factors, exam is unremarkable, Lyme titer is negative.
What is the most likely diagnosis?
What’s going on?
On interview, patient is pleasant. She is aware of the oddness of her walk, and the growing doubt among her doctors. She cannot explain her gait, only describing a sense of weakness.
How would you approach this patient
What would you ask to help diagnose the case.