Briquet’s Syndrome is a Somatization Disorder characterized by multiple somatic symptoms.
This illness is considered a form of hysteria and occurs predominantly in women.
The Briquet’s Syndrome patients complains of vague somatic symptoms, ie, abdominal pain, fatigue, headaches, sparring, dyspareunia, nausea, and vomiting.
The symptoms are a message expressing a desperate plea for help and attention.
Patients often dissatisfied with their care, go from doctor to doctor.
(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)