Factitial dermatitis

Factitial dermatitis --> dermatitis artefacta

Self-induced skin lesions resulting from habitual rubbing, scratching or hair-pulling, malingering, or mental disturbance.

Synonym: dermatitis autophytica, factitial dermatitis, feigned eruption.


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