Alimemazine poisoning as evidence of Munchausen syndrome by proxy: A pediatric case report.

Abstract

Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSBP), also known as fabricated or induced illness in a child by a caretaker, is a form of abuse where a caregiver deliberately produces or feigns illness in a person under his or her care, so that the proxy will receive medical care that gratifies the caregiver. The affected children are often hospitalized for long periods and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2016.08.010

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@article{Gomila2016AlimemazinePA, title={Alimemazine poisoning as evidence of Munchausen syndrome by proxy: A pediatric case report.}, author={Isabel Gomila and Victoria L{\'o}pez-Corominas and Manuela Pellegrini and Loreto Quesada and Elena Miravet and Simona Pichini and Bernardino Barcel{\'o}}, journal={Forensic science international}, year={2016}, volume={266}, pages={e18-e22} }