A case of intractable recurrent abdominal cutaneous ulceration caused by self-injection of menstrual blood

A case of intractable recurrent abdominal cutaneous ulceration caused by self-injection of... The causes of recalcitrant cutaneous ulcerations are various and complex. Self-injury is one of them, and self-injected substances have also been reported. In our case, autologous menstrual blood was used, resulting in incurable cutaneous ulcerations and inappropriate operations being performed several times by plastic surgeons. Meticulous care is indispensable for treatment of patients with Munchausen’s syndrome. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

A case of intractable recurrent abdominal cutaneous ulceration caused by self-injection of menstrual blood

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-007-0199-6
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Abstract

The causes of recalcitrant cutaneous ulcerations are various and complex. Self-injury is one of them, and self-injected substances have also been reported. In our case, autologous menstrual blood was used, resulting in incurable cutaneous ulcerations and inappropriate operations being performed several times by plastic surgeons. Meticulous care is indispensable for treatment of patients with Munchausen’s syndrome.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Mar 1, 2008

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