Self-inflicted tourniquet application resulted with two fasciotomies: case report of an initially omitted Munchausen case - Vahabi A, Da ştan AE, Mirzazada J, Yoğun Y, Tezgel O, Aktuglu K.
INTRODUCTION: Compartment syndrome is an emergency which requires prompt intervention. While main challenge typically revolves around determining necessity for fasciotomy in suspected cases, etiology is often pronounced, leaving little room for differentia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Factitious disorder imposed on self and Munchausen syndrome: An update - B érar A.
Factitious disorder imposed on self (FDIS) is a mental disorder characterized by conscious manipulative behavior from patients with no clearly identifiable external objective. It affects subjects with a wide range of characteristics, only some of whom fit ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Doctors Need to Get Better at Recognizing Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
Whether fictional or fact-based, Munchausen syndrome by proxy grips the public. Media depictions in The Sixth Sense and Sharp Objects and real-life news coverage of Gypsy Rose Blanchard’s December 2023 release from jail are hard to look away from. The most well-known cases—real or dramatized—are often the starkest ones, but Munchausen by proxy comes in subtler, harder-to-detect forms too. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] “The media are fascinated, but they tend to depict the most extreme cases,” says Dr. Marc D. Feldman, distinguished life fellow of the American Psychiatric Ass...
Source: TIME: Health - April 18, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Klein Tags: Uncategorized freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Munchausen syndrome in the context of liaison psychiatry: a case report and a narrative review - Nombora O, Mendes E, Oliveira A, Ribeiro L.
Munchausen Syndrome (MS) has been widely recognized as a severe manifestation of factitious disorder, a condition where individuals intentionally fabricate or exaggerate symptoms for psychological gratification. It represents a complex diagnostic challenge... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 21, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Munchausen syndrome by proxy: a narrative review and update for the dentist and other healthcare professionals - Yee R, Sim SY, Chow WH, Rajasegaran K, Hong CHL.
Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSbP) is a form of abuse in which a caregiver with Factitious Disorder Imposed on Another (FDIA) fabricates or induces signs or symptoms in a person under their care to satisfy a self-serving psychological need. Unnecessary cl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Gypsy Rose Blanchard to Star in Lifetime Docuseries About Post-Prison Life
Following her interview Sunday night with ABC News, Gypsy Rose Blanchard will be the focus of a new reality/docuseries about her post-prison life on Lifetime, A&E Networks announced Monday. “As a victim of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, Gypsy was abused for years by her mother and has lived her…#abcnews #gypsyroseblanchard #lifetime #aenetworks #ryananderson #nicholasgodejohn #deedee #fdia #hbo #mommydead (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 6, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gypsy Rose is the internet's new darling. But the public's watchful eye may not always be helpful for an abuse survivor
Gypsy Rose Blanchard attends "The Prison Confessions Of Gypsy Rose Blanchard" Red Carpet Event in New York City. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Gypsy Rose Blanchard has risen to internet fame upon her release from prison. An expert on victims of Munchausen by proxy says he doesn't fault Blanchard for…#gypsyroseblanchard #newyorkcity #jamiemccarthy #roseblanchard #tiktok #joybehar #entertainmenttonight #marcfeldman #gypsyrose #genz (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 7, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Munchausen syndrome by proxy presenting as pharyngeal dysphagia and recurrent mouth ulcers: a case report - Alkhattabi F, Alsalameh S, Alkhani A, Alhuthil R, Hatem A, Jebreel A.
We report a Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSBP) case, which presented as pharyngeal dysphagia and an acquired tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF). A six-month-old Saudi male presented with fever, persistent oral ulcers, intermittent bleeding from the ulcers, f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Medical child abuse: Medical history and red flags in French adolescents - Abraham-Bizot A, Greco C, Quartier P, Loschi S, Soyeux E, Ikowsky T, Lambert AS, Reiter F, Mikaeloff Y, Kone-Paut I.
BACKGROUND: Medical child abuse (MCA; or Munchausen syndrome by proxy) is a severe form of adult and medical maltreatment of children. Currently, few data on MCA in adolescents exist. OBJECTIVE: To describe the clinical characteristics and medical ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Unmasking the enigma: a case report of catatonia unveiled as Munchausen by proxy - Takher AS, Cosme RM.
Catatonia is a behavioral syndrome characterized by a variety of symptoms such as mutism, stupor, rigidity, negativism, and verbigeration. It can be caused by various psychiatric and general medical conditions. While the diagnosis in the pediatric populati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
Persistent severe hypoglycemia in an 18-month old infant was found to be a caregiver-fabricated illness (Munchausen syndrome by proxy.) What led to the intitial suspicion and how was it confirmed?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical child abuse: a review by subspecialty - Egge MK.
Medical child abuse (MCA), formerly called Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSP or MSBP), occurs when a caregiver, usually the mother, falsifies or exaggerates symptoms resulting in harm to a child through inappropriate medical care. MCA is underrecognized, u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 10, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Lessons From Pop Culture Portrayals of Munchausen by Proxy
(MedPage Today) -- *Contains spoilers When I first read Patricia Cornwell's The Body Farm in the 1990s, I was a medical student and a young mother. Given those roles, the reveal of the killer was not a solution in my lexicon -- Munchausen syndrome... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - May 11, 2023 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

My intellectually disabled child is growing up to be an intellectually disabled adult. I won't let it be a tragedy
We fix all the things. From bloody noses and skinned knees, to broken hearts and shattered self images, we have the uncanny ability to make everything right—even when we’re not quite sure ourselves how we manage to. Apparently, however, there are limits to this magic called a mother’s love—a…#fgsyndrome #johnopitz #cyrus #andorspeech #cheerios #munchausen #opitz (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sarah Polley Reveals Why It Took Her So Long To Direct Another Film After Stories We Tell - Looper
Sarah Polley Reveals Why It Took Her So Long To Direct Another Film After Stories We Tell During the earlier years of her life, Sarah Polley was best known as a child actress, with roles in Terry Gilliam's "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" and "Road to Avonlea." As a young woman, she took more…#indiewire #mylifewithoutme #terrygilliam #takethiswaltz #sethrogan #storieswetell #sweethereafter #sarahpolley #roadtoavonlea #womentalking (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 8, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news