Wendy Scott, a Munchausen patient well-known throughout the U.K. for her notorious history of factitious hospitalizations, actually recovered and went on to actively support other sufferers. But when she developed intestinal cancer, nobody would work-up her symptoms. A year went by before an ally psychiatrist in the U.S. believed her and finally made the diagnosis (at age 50). See NY Times Obituary.
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