Cheek-biting disorder: Another stereotypic movement disorder?

Sujit Sarkhel, Samir Kumar Praharaj, Sayeed Akhtar

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Recurrent cheek biting, a form of self-injurious behavior is a rare entity which presents mostly to dentists and dermatologists. We report a case of recurrent severe cheek biting in an adult male leading to mucosal ulceration. The stereotypic pattern of cheek biting and associated behavior bears striking resemblance to other impulse control disorders.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1085-1086
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Anxiety Disorders
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-2011


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Clinical Psychology

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