Magnan-Saury's sign
   see Magnan's sign.

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  • Magnan's sign —    Also known as Magnan Saury s sign and cocaine bugs. The eponym Magnan s sign refers to the French alienist Jacques Joseph Valentin Magnan (1835 1916), who described the concomitant phenomenon in 1889 in a paper co authored by a pupil named… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • cocaine bugs —    Also known as Magnan s sign and Magnan Saury s sign. All three terms refer to a * tactile hallucination consisting of a crawling foreign body beneath or upon the skin that is associated with the chronic use of cocaine. Except for their… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • formicative hallucination —    Also referred to as formication, dermatozoic hallucination, and insect hallucination. The terms formication and formicative hallucination are indebted to the Latin noun formica, which means ant. All of the above four terms are used more or… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • tactile hallucination —    Also known as tactile phantasma, haptic hallucination, touch hallucination, and hallucination of touch. The term tactile hallucination is indebted to the Latin verb tangere, which means to touch. It refers to a bodily sensation seemingly… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • cocaine hallucinosis —    The term cocaine hallucinosis refers to the various hallucinatory phenomena associated with the chronic use of cocaine (as in a cocaine run or cocaine binge , which are both characterized by the prolonged consumption of high doses of cocaine) …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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