Tulsa Woman Pleads Guilty To Forcing Daughter To Have Unnecessary Medical Tests
TULSA, Oklahoma - A judge ordered a Tulsa mother to get psychological treatment, after she pleaded guilty to child abuse by Munchausen Syndrome by proxy.
That's basically where someone exaggerates or makes up illnesses or symptoms.
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Some call it medical child abuse.
Prosecutors said Tonia Thomas forced her daughter to go through repeated, painful medical tests in order to get attention.