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September 1981

Prednisone-Induced Munchausen Syndrome

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York.

Am J Dis Child. 1981;135(9):852-853. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1981.02130330062020

• An adolescent girl with factitious Cushing's syndrome underwent several years of intricate (and expensive) laboratory investigations before she was discovered to have been taking large doses of prednisone.

(Am J Dis Child 1981;135:852-853)

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