Munchausen syndrome by adult proxy: a review of the literature. - munchausen by adult proxy

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Munchausen syndrome by adult proxy: A review of the literature. Although well documented in the pediatric literature, few cases of MSBP with adult proxies (MSB‐AP) have been reported. The following search terms were used: Munchausen syndrome by proxy, factitious disorder by proxy.

However, cases have been reported of adult victims, especially the disabled or elderly. FDIA was previously known as Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy.

J Hosp Med. Jan;10(1) doi: /jhm Epub Oct 1. Munchausen syndrome by adult proxy: a review of the literature. Burton MC(1).