Blackwell Synergy - Pain Medicine, Volume 1 Issue 3 Page 280-282, September 2000 (Article Abstract
Volume 1 Issue 3 Page 280-282, September 2000
(2000) A Case of Malingering: Feigning a Painful Disorder in the Presence of True Medical Illness
Pain Medicine 1 (3) , 280–282 doi:10.1046/j.1526-4637.2000.00028.x
The potential for malingering must always be considered among patients presenting with pain. When malingering is identified, care may be discontinued. This case report describes a patient who feigned sickle cell crisis, a painful condition, in the presence of other identifiable and potentially painful medical illnesses.