DONAND ALLEGRA, M.D.; JOHN WOODWARD, M.D.; JAMES CHANDLER, M.D.
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To the editor: Mr. X, a 42-year-old white man, was recently admitted to the medical service at Colorado General Hospital. His admission was immediately arranged by the admitting officer for the emergency department after a phone call from an attending physician in a nearby hospital asking that we care for this patient.
The patient gave a history of recently being in the Merchant Marine and having just completed a trip around the world. He claimed to have had filiariasis diagnosed while in London. On arrival at the emergency department, the patient had diffuse adenopathy, with a leukocyte count of 36
ALLEGRA D, WOODWARD J, CHANDLER J. Munchausen as Physician and Patient. Ann Intern Med. ;85:262–263. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-85-2-262_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;85(2):262-263.
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