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Year : 1994  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 195-196

Munchausens Syndrome by Proxy : A Case Report


1 Medical Officer, Department of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 002, India
2 Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 002, India

Correspondence Address:
Rajeev Kumar
Medical Officer, Department of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 002
India
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A two years old male child was referred from the child health department with a two month history of recurrent bleeding per rectum. The child was seen in multiple consultations elsewhere and extensively investigated to rule out gastrointestinal as well as bleeding disorders. During psychiatric interview, mother reported that she induced the rectal bleeding by injuring the rectal mucosa using her finger tip.



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