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A case of Munchausen syndrome with claims of trauma and haemophilia.
  1. G Park,
  2. A Huang,
  3. S Wright
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London.


    A case of Munchausen syndrome presented with both factitious trauma and factitious haemophilia. He was treated inappropriately with factor VIII concentrate before the history of the presenting complaint could be validated. Clinical suspicion remains the most important aid to diagnosis.

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