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Of insects and eggs: a case report
  1. Pratima Murthya,
  2. P N Jayakumarb,
  3. S Sampatc
  1. aDepartment of Psychiatry, bDepartment of Neuroradiology, cDepartment of Neurosurgery, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore 560029, India
  1. Dr Pratima Murthy, Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuroscience, Bangalore - 560 029, India.


A middle aged woman presented with delusions of infestation and multimodal hallucinations due to an underlying glioma of the corpus callosum. After surgery, the phenomena in question changed and finally disappeared. A recurrence of the tumour caused dementia.

  • delusional parasitosis
  • multimodal hallucinations
  • corpus callosal glioma

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