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A C Medina, R Sogbe, A M Gómez-Rey, M Mata
Self Injurious Behaviour (SIB) is a deliberate harm to the body that may lead to factitial injuries. Its origin may be functional or biological and it has a higher prevalence in females and in psychologically impaired individuals. Seventy per cent of autistic patients have SIB. Seventy-five per cent of factitial injuries are located in the head and neck region. A paediatric case report concerning a 4-year-old autistic female is presented. Detailed medical history, physical examination, clinical intraoral and radiographic examination, incisional biopsy, neuropaediatrical, psychological and speech evaluation were undertaken...
March 2003: International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry
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