Possible missed diagnosis of syllogomania

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7029.513b (Published 24 February 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:513
  1. Jane Keeley,
  2. Vaughan Keeley,
  3. Jessica Keeley
  1. University lecturer University of Derby, Derby DE22 1GB
  2. Consultant in palliative medicine Honorary junior research associate Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Derby DE1 2QS

    EDITOR,—Timothy M Williams and colleagues report a possible missed diagnosis of Tourette's syndrome in subject SN.1 We wish to advance the possibility of a similar misdiagnosis in another of Beatrix Potter's subjects.

    In an episode recounted in The Tale of Two Bad Mice the mouse Hunca Munca (HM), with her spouse, …

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