HIP Osteonecrosis Secondary to the Administration of Corticosteroids for Feigned Bronchial Asthma

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  • We describe the case of a woman who developed hip osteonecrosis after prolonged use of corticosteroids for feigned bronchial asthma. This type of musculoskeletal manifestation of the factitious disorders has not been reported previously. Copyright © 1994 American College of Rheumatology
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  • Alarcön GS; Mikhail I; Jaffe KA; Bradley LA; Bailey WC
  • Start Page

  • 139
  • End Page

  • 141
  • Volume

  • 37
  • Issue

  • 1