Dermatitis Artefacta Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Aug 29, 2022
  • Author: John YM Koo, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

In addition to the conditions listed in the differential diagnosis, other problems to be considered include the following:

  • Body dysmorphic disorder

  • Factitious disorder

  • Delusional disorder

  • Malingering

  • Münchausen syndrome (by proxy)

  • Personality disorder - Borderline, dependent, obsessive-compulsive

  • Somatoform disorder

Differential Diagnoses