dermatophobia


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Related to dermatophobia: Gerontophobia

dermatophobia

an abnormal fear of skin disease. Also dermatosiophobia, dermatopathophobia.
See also: Skin
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Until then it was known under different names: dermatophobia, delusions of infestation, and parasitophobic neurodermatitis, although it is not a phobia of parasites (the patient is not afraid of parasites, he is convinced by the invasion of his own body by them).
Entomophobia, acarophobia, parasitic dermatophobia or delusional parasitosis.