koro

A culture-specific acute delusional syndrome occurring mostly in the malay people and southern chinese. The syndrome is characterised by the individual's sudden experience of depersonalization depicted by the belief that his penis is shrinking into his abdomen and that he will die when this occurs. Although generally classified as a culture-specifi...
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koro

Type: Term Pronunciation: kō′rō Definitions: 1. A culture-bound acute delusional syndrome that occurs as localized epidemic at times. Those affected experience intense anxiety over the sensation of the penis in males, vulva and nipples in females, shriveling or being drawn into the body and the belief this may cause death. Found in ...
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Koro

[medicine] Koro is a culture-specific syndrome in which an individual has an overpowering belief that his or her genitals (e.g., penis or female nipples) are retracting and will disappear, despite the lack of any true longstanding changes to the genitals. Koro is also known as shrinking penis, and it is listed in the Diagnostic and Statisti...
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Koro

A culture specific syndrome of China involving fear of retraction of penis into abdomen with the bel
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