oa South African Medical Journal - Dermatitis artefacta
|Article Title||Dermatitis artefacta|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Author||Morris Levitt, J.A., Gordon, S. & Cohen|
|Publication Date||Sep 1940|
|Pages||359 - 360|
|Keyword(s)||Artefacta, Dermatitis, Dermatology, Hysteria, Malingering, Psychology and Skin conditions|
A case of self-inflicted ulceration of the skin is reported, which remained undiagnosed for nearly two years. In dermatological conditions, which do not seem to fit in with any known skin disease, the possibility of artefacts should be thought of.
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