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Munchausen's Syndrome in Plastic Surgery: An Interdisciplinary Challenge.

Pavan C, Scarpa C, Bassetto F, Azzi M, Vindigni V - Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open (2015)

Bottom Line: Munchausen's syndrome is a rare psychiatric disease.We report a case in which we have collaborated with the psychiatrist for the diagnosis and also propose a diagnostic flowchart.

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Affiliation: Unit of Psychiatry, Department of Neurosciences NPSRR, University of Padova, Padova, Italy; Unit of Plastic Surgery, Department of Neurosciences NPSRR, University of Padova, Padova, Italy; and Unit of Plastic Surgery, Department of Neurosciences NPSRR, University of Padova, Padova, Italy.

ABSTRACT
Munchausen's syndrome is a rare psychiatric disease. We report a case in which we have collaborated with the psychiatrist for the diagnosis and also propose a diagnostic flowchart.

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Flowchart for early recognition and management of Munchausen’s syndrome.
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Figure 3: Flowchart for early recognition and management of Munchausen’s syndrome.

Mentions: From the psychological point of view, this is the first patient who was evaluated with Rorschach test, and the characteristics found seem to confirm the hypothesis that considered Munchausen’s syndrome a type of personality disorder needing both surgical and psychiatric treatment, as we have summarized in the flowchart (Fig. 3).


Munchausen's Syndrome in Plastic Surgery: An Interdisciplinary Challenge.

Pavan C, Scarpa C, Bassetto F, Azzi M, Vindigni V - Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open (2015)

Flowchart for early recognition and management of Munchausen’s syndrome.
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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Figure 3: Flowchart for early recognition and management of Munchausen’s syndrome.
Mentions: From the psychological point of view, this is the first patient who was evaluated with Rorschach test, and the characteristics found seem to confirm the hypothesis that considered Munchausen’s syndrome a type of personality disorder needing both surgical and psychiatric treatment, as we have summarized in the flowchart (Fig. 3).

Bottom Line: Munchausen's syndrome is a rare psychiatric disease.We report a case in which we have collaborated with the psychiatrist for the diagnosis and also propose a diagnostic flowchart.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Unit of Psychiatry, Department of Neurosciences NPSRR, University of Padova, Padova, Italy; Unit of Plastic Surgery, Department of Neurosciences NPSRR, University of Padova, Padova, Italy; and Unit of Plastic Surgery, Department of Neurosciences NPSRR, University of Padova, Padova, Italy.

ABSTRACT
Munchausen's syndrome is a rare psychiatric disease. We report a case in which we have collaborated with the psychiatrist for the diagnosis and also propose a diagnostic flowchart.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus