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Nutrition clinique et métabolisme
Volume 21, n° 4
pages 151-154 (décembre 2007)
Doi : 10.1016/j.nupar.2007.10.004
Aspects sémiologiques de l’anorexie mentale
Medical signs and symptoms of anorexia nervosa

Marie Grall-Bronnec , Morgane Guillou-Landreat, Jean-Luc Vénisse
Service d’addictologie, CHU de Nantes, 9 bis, rue de Bouillé, 44000 Nantes, France 

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L’anorexie mentale est une maladie singulière, en ce sens qu’il s’agit d’un trouble psychopathologique grave, dont le terrain d’expression est le corps. La description clinique va donc associer, outre la classique « triade symptomatique », des symptômes psychiques et physiques, tout aussi importants à prendre en considération que le pronostic est conditionné par les deux types de manifestations. Le présent article vise à présenter de la façon la plus exhaustive possible la sémiologie très riche de l’anorexie mentale, puis à évoquer les différentes formes cliniques de la maladie.

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Anorexia nervosa is a unique illness in that it involves severe psychopathological problems which manifest themselves in the body. Besides the usual “symptomatic triad”, the clinical description tends to associate psychiatric and physical symptoms, which are equally important to consider, since prognosis is based on both types of manifestations. The goal of this article is to list the many medical signs and symptoms of anorexia nervosa in the most complete manner possible and then to describe the various clinical forms of the illness.

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Mots clés : Amaigrissement, Aménorrhée, Dénutrition, Lien de dépendance, Dysmorphophobie

Keywords : Amenorrhea, Dysmorphophobia, Link of dependence, Loss of weight, Undernutrition

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