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Year : 1999  |  Volume : 41  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 374-376

Factitious Disorder with Oligoanuria : A Case Report


1 Senior Resident, Department of Medicine, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
2 Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
3 Professor, Department of Psychiatry, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
4 Professor, Department of Medicine, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

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O P Kalra
Professor, Department of Medicine, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

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A 12-year-old girl presented with complaint of passing very 'scanty' amount of urine, approximately 50 ml every alternate day for the last five years. She had been admitted for investigations several times in different hospitals in the past. On evaluation, she was found to have no abnormality related to the urinary tract. Detailed psychiatric assessment revealed the factitious nature of her symptoms, suggesting the diagnosis of factitious disorder with physical symptoms.



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