Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Delusional halitosis


Definition: False belief about emitting an unpleasant, foul or offensive odor from the mouth (Iwu and Akpata 1990).


Exploration: The presence of delusional halitosis can be established by interviewing the patient.




Iwu CO, Akpata O. Delusional halitosis. Review of the literature and analysis of 32 cases. Br Dent J 1990; 168: 294-6.


April 25, 2019