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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 486421, 3 pages
Case Report

A Rare Cause of Lobular Panniculitis: Munchausen's Syndrome

1Department of Internal Medicine, Military Hospital of Tunis, 1008 Tunis, Tunisia
2Department of Internal Medicine, La Rabta University Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia

Received 6 October 2011; Accepted 13 November 2011

Academic Editor: Jean W. M. Muris

Copyright © 2012 Ajili Faida et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We describe a case of a 40-year-old woman who presented with ecchymoses of the right leg and who was found to have lobular panniculitis in biopsy due to Munchausen's Syndrome.