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Functional symptoms in neurology: mimics and chameleons


The mimics and chameleons of functional symptoms in neurology could be a whole textbook of neurology. Nevertheless, there are some recurring themes when things go wrong, notably diagnostic bias introduced by the presence or absence of psychiatric comorbidity or life events, neurological diseases that look ‘weird’ and lack of appreciation of the more unusual features of functional symptoms themselves.

  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Psychogenic
  • Functional Symptoms
  • Diagnosis

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