Investigators say a Minnesota hospital performed unnecessary brain surgeries on a boy
Munchausen syndrome by proxy can be hard to spot. Parents can be extraordinarily convincing, and it is natural to think that they have the best interests of their child at heart. Even so, it's hard to excuse performing invasive surgical procedures on a child without even examining his or her medical record. That appears to be what happened in this startling case, reported by A.J. Lagoe at KARE 11 News.