Important syndromes

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IMPORTANT SYNDROMES 1.HOLIDAY HEART SYNDROME- Atrial or ventricular arrhythmia after taking binge alcohol with no evidence of heart disease 2.VAN GOGH SYNDROME- self mutilation in schizophrenia 3.OTHELLO SYNDROME- Psychosis in which there is jealousy involving spouse 4.CAPGRAS SYNDROME- Delusion of doubles- patient sees familiar person as stranger 5.COTARD SYNDROME- Delusion that one has lost everything.(possessions,strength even organs) 6.KLEINE LEVIN SYNDROME-Hypersomnia,Hyperphagia and hypersexuality with involvement of amygdala 7.GILLES DE LA TOURETTE SYNDROME-Multiple motor ticks 8.PICKWICKIAN SYNDROME- Sleep apnea seen in obese persons with hypersomnia 9.STOCK HOLM SYNDROME- Feelings of capitives towards capitor 10.GELINEAU’S SYNDROME- Narcolepsy with Hypersomnia 11.DE CLERAMBAULTS SYNDROME-Erotomania in which a female has got conviction that a person of higher status is in love with her 12.GANSERS SYNDROME- Feature of approximate answers 13.MANCHAUSEN SYNDROME- Patient consciously produces physical symptoms of illness 14.MANCHAUSEN SYNDROME BY PROXY-Presentation of false illness in the child by parents 15.FREGOLI SYNDROME- different people are in fact a single person who changes appearance or is in disguise 16.KORO SYNDROME-Obsessive fear that the genitals are shrinking, or retracting into the body 17.ALIEN HAND SYNDROME- misattribution and belief that one’s hand does not belong to oneself, but that it has its own life. CAUSED by stroke or other brain damage, particularly in the areas of the corpus callosum, or frontal or parietal lobes. 18.LIMA SYNDROME- reverse of Stockholm syndrome
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