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Lasègue's syndrome I

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An obsolete eponym for persecution mania. A disturbance characterised by delusions of being persecuted by a particular person or public authorities, or by everybody. Manifestation may vary from a feeling of unexpressed discomfort to complaints limited to relatives, friends, doctor, or public authorities with minor or major emphasis or violence. Reaction may vary from aggression to suicide.


  • C. E. Lasègue:
  • Du délire des persécutions.
    Archives générales de médecine, Paris, 1852, 4 sér., 28: 129-159.

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