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[Unusual self mutilation with the purpose of obtaining illegal insurance benefits].

Authors
  • Ferenc, K
Type
Published Article
Journal
Magyar traumatológia, orthopaedia és helyreállító sebészet
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1975
Volume
18
Issue
1
Pages
63–66
Identifiers
PMID: 235053
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In this unusual form of self mutilation the fracture of the phalanx has been carried out--upon request--by foreign person (inderect self mutilation), in order to obtain illegal accident insurance money. Short survey of the relevant literature is given and the possibilities are outlined, which facilitate at the primary wound dressing the establishment of suspicious cases.

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