Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 43, Issue 4, pp 1111–1114 | Cite as

Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Is There an “Ideal” Strategy?

  • Paolo G. Morselli
  • Federico A. GiorginiEmail author
Letter to the Editor

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Dear Editor,

We read with interest the recently published article authored by Tatiana Dalpasquale Ramos et al. “High Prevalence of Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Moderate to Severe Appearance-Related Obsessive–Compulsive Symptoms Among Rhinoplasty Candidates” (Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 2019 Jan 3. describing the prevalence of BDD among patients seeking rhinoplasty and the use of the Body Dysmorphic Symptoms Scale (BDSS) as a simple and reliable screening tool for detecting them. We are glad to congratulate the authors for conducting such thorough and rigorous research for this challenging scenario.

Patient satisfaction is the priority for surgeons performing rhinoplasty: is there an...


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Alma Mater Studiorum - University of BolognaPoliclinico di Sant’OrsolaBolognaItaly

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