A Cautionary Tale –Is it Medical Child Abuse?

From Jeff Schwimmer’s twitter feed:

A story in the Boston Globe highlighting the difficulty of differentiating Mitochondrial Disease from Medical Child Abuse; the latter term is now preferred over Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy. Her gastroenterologist was involved due to stooling problems (this child underwent a cecostomy tube) and feeding issues:

b.globe.com/1b6Vy4E -part 1.

PART 2: The family battles the state.

More bad press or Boston Children’s:

‘Campaign of Terror’: One of the Best Hospitals in the …

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