MUNCHAUSEN FAMILY

@article{Burman1977MUNCHAUSENF,
  title={MUNCHAUSEN FAMILY},
  author={D. Burman and D. Stevens},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1977},
  volume={310}
}

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