Unsafe Care and Misunderstanding Diagnosis in Freeman-Burian
syndrome: Problems in Writing Case Reports Involving Rare Conditions and
Strategies for Improvement
For rare conditions, avoiding hastily publishing case reports, conducting a thorough literature search, and ensuring the patient’s presentation aligns with accepted diagnostic criteria are each essential. Failure to heed the above can lead to serious inaccuracies, as illustrated by four articles we reviewed in the past year.