dermatophobia


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der·mat·o·pho·bi·a

(der'mă-tō-fō'bē-ă),
Morbid fear of acquiring a skin disease.
[dermatosis + G. phobos, fear]

dermatophobia

(dĕr″mă-tō-fō′bē-ă) [″ + phobos, fear]
Abnormal fear of having a skin disease.
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Older names (acarophobia, dermatophobia) are misleading because DP is not a phobia: patients are not scared of insects or micro-organisms, and do not recognise their disorder as irrational.
Dermatophobia is the irrational fear of disease of which part of the body?