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Koro syndrome

Koro syndrome: Introduction

Koro syndrome: A disorder that occurs mainly in Malyan men and involves a fear that their penis will shrink and disappear into the stomach and they will then die. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Koro syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Koro syndrome

  • Fear of penile shrinking followed by death
  • Fear of shrinking vagina
  • Fear of shrinking breasts
  • more symptoms...»

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Causes of Koro syndrome

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Koro syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Koro syndrome

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Koro syndrome: Rare Types

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