oa South African Medical Journal - Dermatitis artefacta

Volume 14, Issue 18
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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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