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TAF Prev Med Bull. 2009; 8(4): 365-367

A Case of Munchausen Syndrome Admitting with Hemorrhage


Munchausen syndrome are characterized by physical or psychological symptoms that are intentionally produced or feigned in order to assume the sick role. The judgment that a particular symptom is intentionally produced is made both by direct evidence and by excluding other causes of the symptom. This disorder frequently cooccurs with significant personality or relational disorders. Primal motivation of these patients is to get hospitalized and this is almost a life style for them. Hematologic complaints are very common among who admit to hospitals.In this report a patient who admitted to Baskent University, Adana Teaching and Medical Research Center, hematology outpatient clinic and diagnosed as Munchausen syndrome is reported.

Key words: Munchausen syndrome, Bleeding

Article Language: Turkish English

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