Otolaryngological manifestations of factitious disorders - A case and literature review

Arun K. Gadre, M. Gregory Desautel, Craig W Senders

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Abstract

Otolaryngological manifestations of factitious disorders are rare. The case of a health care worker who injected her face and orbits with air in order to masquerade as facial cellulitis is presented. The literature and treatment strategies are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)981-983
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Laryngology and Otology
Volume110
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1996

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Keywords

  • Factitious disorders
  • Munchausen syndrome
  • Orbit
  • Subcutaneous emphysema

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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