Munchausen Syndrome

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Last Updated: 07 May 2022
intractable postoperative wounds caused by self-inflicted trauma in a patient with cutaneous munchausen syndrome presenting as a pyoderma gangrenosum-like lesion. "intractable postoperative wounds caused by self-inflicted trauma in a patient with cutaneous munchausen syndrome presenting as a pyoderma gangrenosum-like lesion.", by Inui K, Hanafusa T, Namiki T, Ueno M, Igawa K, Yokozeki H. F1: Clinical appearance of the postoperative wound on the patient's lower abdomen. The ulcer had been sutured at the emergency department of our hospital 3 days before the patient's first consultation with the department of...

Munchausen syndrome is uncommon type of mental illness in which an individual forges illness. An individual with Munchausen syndrome can be very persuading, which can result in doctors supplying unneeded therapy, such as drug or surgery. A person with Munchausen syndrome doesn't claim to be ill for personal gain, such as prescription drugs or money. Frequently people with Munchausen syndrome have experienced youth trauma. A person with Munchausen syndrome gains intense complete satisfaction from the attention connected with playing the sick patient. An individual with Munchausen syndrome may encourage physicians in many methods.

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