Atypical presentation of Anorexia Nervosa


Jayshree Chidanand Awalekar, Amit Baburao Pawale, Chidanand Awalekar, Manish Debsikdar, Manohar Chavan




Anorexia Nervosa is a eating disorder characterised by immoderate restriction, inappropriate eating habits, or obsession with having rituals or thin figure and an irrelevant of weight gain. Its prevalence is about 10:1 in female: male ratio. Anorexia nervosa is of 2 types. (1)Restrictive type-individuals restricting food intake, fasting, diet pills and/or exercise for losing weight.(2)BING eating/purging:-individuals utilizes binge eating or displays purging behaviour as a mean for losing weight. Anorexia nervosa diagnosed on the basis of DSM-5 criteria. Anorexia nervosa presented as medical problems. we have a 19 year old male patient presented with medical problems later diagnosed as anorexia nervosa




Anorexia nervosa, binge eating, DSM-5 criteria


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