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Munchausen Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Munchausen Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
F03.875.375.600
Unique ID
D009110
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009110
Annotation
dis symptoms fabricated by a person seeking hospitalization repeatedly; MUNCHAUSEN SYNDROME BY PROXY is available
Scope Note
A factitious disorder characterized by habitual presentation for hospital treatment of an apparent acute illness, the patient giving a plausible and dramatic history, all of which is false.
Entry Term(s)
Hospital-Addiction Syndrome
Munchhausen Syndrome
Syndrome, Hospital-Addiction
NLM Classification #
WM 178
See Also
Health Services Misuse
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(64)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/30
Munchausen Syndrome Preferred
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