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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Baron Munchausen.
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  • Munchausen syndrome [r]: "A factitious disorder characterized by habitual presentation for hospital treatment of an apparent acute illness, the patient giving a plausible and dramatic history, all of which is false" (Medical Subject Headings) [e]
    • Munchausen syndrome by proxy [r]: "A phenomenon in which symptoms of a disease are fabricated by an individual other than the patient causing unnecessary, and often painful, physical examinations and treatments. This syndrome is considered a form of child abuse, since another individual, usually a parent, is the source of the fabrication of symptoms and presents the child for medical care." {Medical Subject Headings) [e]

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