Factitious arthritis is an unusual manifestation of a factitious illness. We report a case of factitious arthritis after the self insertion of needles and fragments of metallic paper clips into the knee joint area. The case illustrates an unusual presentation of Munchausen's syndrome.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Rheumatology|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 1991|
- Factitious disease
- Munchausen's syndrome
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Immunology and Allergy