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Munchausen by proxy

MedGen UID:
88372
Concept ID:
C0085277
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
Synonym: Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
SNOMED CT: Munchausen's by proxy (95637005); Münchausen syndrome by proxy (95637005); Munchausen syndrome by proxy (95637005)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0000597

Definition

A factitious disorder that involves a care giver's deliberate exaggeration, fabrication, and/or induce physical, psychological, behavioral, and/or mental health problems in others. [from MONDO]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVMunchausen by proxy

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Bursch B, Emerson ND, Sanders MJ
J Clin Psychol Med Settings 2021 Mar;28(1):67-77. doi: 10.1007/s10880-019-09668-6. PMID: 31612305
Sanders MJ, Bursch B
J Clin Psychol Med Settings 2020 Mar;27(1):139-149. doi: 10.1007/s10880-019-09630-6. PMID: 31089919

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Akkaya B, İnan C, Ünlü İİ, Güneylioğlu MM, Bodur İ, Göktuğ A, Öztürk B, Yaradılmış RM, Aydın O, Özcan AS, Güngör A, Tuygun N
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Campos RT, Martiniano LVM, Lirio AKS, Souza KEA, Rose N, Dias JMM, Cardoso ACA, Farhat SC, Silva CA
Rev Paul Pediatr 2022;40:e2021101. Epub 2022 May 6 doi: 10.1590/1984-0462/2022/40/2021101IN. PMID: 35544904Free PMC Article
Sanders MJ, Bursch B
J Clin Psychol Med Settings 2020 Mar;27(1):139-149. doi: 10.1007/s10880-019-09630-6. PMID: 31089919
Feldman MD
South Med J 2000 Jul;93(7):669-72. PMID: 10923952
Marks V, Teale JD
Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 1999 Sep;28(3):579-601. doi: 10.1016/s0889-8529(05)70089-x. PMID: 10500932

Diagnosis

Kuhne ACA, Pitta AC, Galassi SC, Gonçalves AMF, Cardoso ACA, Paz JA, Campos LMA, Silva CA
Lupus 2019 Feb;28(2):249-252. Epub 2019 Jan 7 doi: 10.1177/0961203318821156. PMID: 30616452
Bertulli C, Cochat P
Nephrol Ther 2017 Nov;13(6):482-484. Epub 2017 Jun 9 doi: 10.1016/j.nephro.2016.12.006. PMID: 28606407
Rogers R
Child Abuse Negl 2004 Feb;28(2):225-38. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2003.08.004. PMID: 15003404
Marks V, Teale JD
Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 1999 Sep;28(3):579-601. doi: 10.1016/s0889-8529(05)70089-x. PMID: 10500932
Reece RM
Pediatr Clin North Am 1990 Aug;37(4):905-21. doi: 10.1016/s0031-3955(16)36942-5. PMID: 2199921

Therapy

Glatstein M, Garcia-Bournissen F, Scolnik D, Koren G, Finkelstein Y
Ther Drug Monit 2009 Apr;31(2):173-7. doi: 10.1097/FTD.0b013e318197b7d7. PMID: 19142176
Holstege CP, Dobmeier SG
Clin Lab Med 2006 Mar;26(1):243-53, x. doi: 10.1016/j.cll.2006.02.002. PMID: 16567234
Marks V, Teale JD
Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 1999 Sep;28(3):579-601. doi: 10.1016/s0889-8529(05)70089-x. PMID: 10500932
White ST, Voter K, Perry J
Child Abuse Negl 1985;9(3):349-52. doi: 10.1016/0145-2134(85)90031-6. PMID: 4052840
Meadow R
Dev Med Child Neurol 1984 Oct;26(5):672-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8749.1984.tb04508.x. PMID: 6510567

Prognosis

Pragst F, Hartwig S
Int J Legal Med 2022 May;136(3):695-704. Epub 2022 Feb 22 doi: 10.1007/s00414-022-02791-4. PMID: 35190879
Awadallah N, Vaughan A, Franco K, Munir F, Sharaby N, Goldfarb J
Child Abuse Negl 2005 Aug;29(8):931-41. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2004.11.007. PMID: 16125235
Schreier H
Pediatrics 2002 Nov;110(5):985-8. doi: 10.1542/peds.110.5.985. PMID: 12415040
Libow JA
Child Abuse Negl 1995 Sep;19(9):1131-42. doi: 10.1016/0145-2134(95)00073-h. PMID: 8528818
Rahilly PM
J Paediatr Child Health 1991 Dec;27(6):349-53. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.1991.tb00417.x. PMID: 1756076

Clinical prediction guides

Glaser D
Child Abuse Negl 2020 Oct;108:104649. Epub 2020 Aug 14 doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104649. PMID: 32805620
Giurgea I, Bellanné-Chantelot C, Ribeiro M, Hubert L, Sempoux C, Robert JJ, Blankenstein O, Hussain K, Brunelle F, Nihoul-Fékété C, Rahier J, Jaubert F, de Lonlay P
Horm Res 2006;66(6):289-96. Epub 2006 Sep 26 doi: 10.1159/000095938. PMID: 17003566
Awadallah N, Vaughan A, Franco K, Munir F, Sharaby N, Goldfarb J
Child Abuse Negl 2005 Aug;29(8):931-41. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2004.11.007. PMID: 16125235
Rand DC, Feldman MD
Int J Psychiatry Med 2001;31(2):113-26. doi: 10.2190/GBNF-4XD7-EKVC-226P. PMID: 11760857
Rahilly PM
J Paediatr Child Health 1991 Dec;27(6):349-53. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.1991.tb00417.x. PMID: 1756076

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