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Nine Years with Munchausen Syndrome: A Case of Psychogenic Dystonia

Cakmak, Mirac A.; Sahin, Sevki; Cinar, Nilgun; Tiyekli, Utkan; Karsidag, Sibel

Background: Munchausen syndrome presenting with psychogenic dystonia is a rare condition.
Phenomenology Shown: A psychogenic dystonia case presenting with an acute onset of retrocollis, lower limb dystonia and bizarre gait was diagnosed as Munchausen syndrome.
Educational Value: Recognizing psychogenic dystonia avoids unnecessary investigations and provides successful treatment.

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Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
DOI
https://doi.org/10.7916/D8ST7NS8

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Center for Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders
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October 14, 2015