Munchausen syndrome presenting in a patient who has undergone temporomandibular joint surgery.

@article{Stiles2001MunchausenSP,
  title={Munchausen syndrome presenting in a patient who has undergone temporomandibular joint surgery.},
  author={Alan Stiles and Somsak Mitrirattanakul and Bruce Sanders},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2001},
  volume={91 1},
  pages={
          20-2
        }
}
Munchausen syndrome is a rare psychiatric disorder. Patients with Munchausen syndrome insist on and repeatedly undergo unnecessary investigations and operative treatments. No organic pathosis is demonstrated, and treatment consistently fails to alleviate the symptoms. This article presents a case report and a brief discussion to facilitate recognition and management techniques. 

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