“PEOPLE Magazine” Focuses on a Tragic Injustice Experienced by a Family Living With CRPS

In a recent article by PEOPLE Magazine, Maya Kowalski shares how her CRPS diagnosis was classified as Munchausen syndrome by proxy, a mental disorder in which a caretaker of a child either makes up fake symptoms or causes real symptoms to make it appear that the child is injured or ill.

RSDSA is working with other rare disease organizations to quantify how many rare disease families have been accused of medical child abuse.

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