Psychogenic movement disorders
Synonyms: Psychogenic dystonia
A rare neurologic disease characterized by the manifestation of an underlying psychiatric illness or malingering and that cannot be attributed to any known structural or neurochemical diseases. Most cases fall in the psychiatric diagnostic category of conversion disorder also referred to as functional neurological symptom disorder.
Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview.
Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.
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