- classic hysteria; a chronic disorder, principally of women, which begins in the teens or early twenties, characterized by a variety of symptoms involving almost every organ system; currently classified as conversion disorder or somatization disorder.
- functional (hysteric) anesthesia of the skin with resulting inaccuracies in movement (labeled “ataxia”).
- functional dyspnea and aphonia.
Synonym(s): Briquet syndrome
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