Factitious (self–inflicted) skin wounds

Joseph Agris, C. Wilton Simmons

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The authors represent 4 of their recent cases of factitious skin wounds. The general aspects of these wounds, including etiology, diagnosis, detection, and treatment, are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)686-692
Number of pages7
JournalPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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