Munchausen syndrome

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Synonyms for Munchausen syndrome

syndrome consisting of feigning acute and dramatic illness for which no clinical evidence is ever found

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Indeed, in several cases I know, pediatricians have labelled children with unusual illnesses, difficult to diagnose, as having fabricated illness within two weeks of first presentation.