ALFRED E. BUXTON; JOEL D. MEYERS, M.D.; LAURENCE B. GARDNER, M.D.
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To the editor: On 7 May 1972, T.G., a 28-year-old Italian man was admitted to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania with a chief complaint of chest pain and shortness of breath of several hours' duration. He stated that he had discontinued his digoxin and warfarin 5 days before admission and that he had been recently hospitalized in Denver, Colorado, for "heart failure." He also related an extensive series of hospitalizations primarily in the New York City area, with discharge diagnoses that included tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, pulmonary fibrosis, multiple pulmonary emboli, myocardial infarction, thrombophlebitis, and cryoglobulinemia. He denied any medical
BUXTON AE, MEYERS JD, GARDNER LB. Attention: A Case of Munchausen Syndrome. Ann Intern Med. 1972;77:477. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-77-3-477_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;77(3):477.
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