Relapsing gross haematuria in Münchausen syndrome

Stefano Rinaldi, Luca Dello Strologo, Francesco Montecchi, Gianfranco Rizzoni

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A 10-year-old female with relapsing gross haematuria and Münchausen syndrome is reported, emphasizing the rarity of this situation in children and the difficult diagnostic pathway. A careful personality study of the patient and family members is absolutely necessary in order to proceed with diagnosis and successful treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)202-203
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Nephrology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1993


  • Dysuria
  • Gross haematuria
  • Münchausen syndrome
  • Urethritis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Nephrology


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