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Bidaki R, Keshavarzian F, Alavi F, Yazdian P. Self-Injury Behaviors and Aggression Follow Charles Bonnet Syndromein a Hemodialysis, Diabetic Patient. IJDO. 2015; 7 (3) :138-140
URL: http://ijdo.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-254-en.html

Research Center of Addiction and Behavioral Sciences, Shahid Sadoughi university of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
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Objective: Isolated visual hallucinations is considered as the Charles Bonnet syndrome. Ophtalmic or brain organic disease is a necessary or exclusionary criterion for diagnosis. In previous reports, it reported only solitary hallucination. In this report, we found multiple hallucinations.

Case Presentation: In this article we report a 64 year-old blind man with renal failure under hemodialysis who suffered from the Charles bonnet syndrome. His left eye was blind about 6 months ago, He fell some flies attack him and lying on his face. He believed that insects crawling on his face (Tactile hallucination). It was ruled out delirium, psychotic and mood disorders.

Conclusion: Not only visual hallucination, but also the tactile and gustatory hallucination can find about Charles Bonnet syndrome.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/08/25 | Accepted: 2016/08/25 | Published: 2016/08/25

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