Canadian Respiratory Journal

Canadian Respiratory Journal / 2001 / Article

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Volume 8 |Article ID 538143 | https://doi.org/10.1155/2001/538143

Candice L Bjornson, Valerie G Kirk, "Munchausen’s Syndrome Presenting as Hemoptysis in a 12-Year-Old Girl", Canadian Respiratory Journal, vol. 8, Article ID 538143, 4 pages, 2001. https://doi.org/10.1155/2001/538143

Munchausen’s Syndrome Presenting as Hemoptysis in a 12-Year-Old Girl

Abstract

The case of Munchausen’s syndrome presenting as hemop-tysis in a 12-year-old girl is presented. The features of Munchausen's syndrome are reviewed. Munchausen’s syndrome should be included in the differential diagnosis of hemoptysis in a child, especially when accompanied by a dramatic presentation, changing symptoms and negative diagnostic investigations.

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