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Diogenes syndrome in dementia: a case report
Diogenes syndrome is a neurobehavioural syndrome characterised by domestic squalor, hoarding and lack of insight. It is an uncommon but high-mortality condition, often associated with dementia. Aims To describe the clinical features and treatment of Diogenes syndrome secondary to behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD). Method We describe a case of bvFTD in a 77-year-old man presenting with Diogenes syndrome. Results The patient's medical and psychiatric histories were unremarkable,doi:10.1192/bjo.2020.171 pmid:33526159 fatcat:btpnbecj5rg7fk6owprgp2nxza