Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Child Abuse Pediatrics (2011)
Fellowship: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Child Abuse Pediatric Fellowship (2010) CA
Residency: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Pediatric Residency (2008) CA
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (2007)
Medical Education: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine (2004) IL
Medical Child Abuse: A Review by Subspecialty.
Advances in pediatrics
2023; 70 (1): 59-80
Medical child abuse (MCA), formerly called Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSP or MSBP), occurs when a caregiver, usually the mother, falsifies or exaggerates symptoms resulting in harm to a child through inappropriate medical care. MCA is underrecognized, underreported, and results in significant morbidity and mortality. Pediatrics subspecialists should consider MCA when unusual disease presentation [THAT] do not respond to traditional treatments. This article reviews the more common diagnoses encountered in MCA cases by specialty.
View details for DOI 10.1016/j.yapd.2023.03.005
View details for PubMedID 37422298