Medical Mysteries: From the Bizarre to the Deadly . . . The Cases That Have Baffled Doctors

Medical Mysteries: From the Bizarre to the Deadly . . . The Cases That Have Baffled Doctors

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by Ann Reynolds, Kenneth Wapner
     
 

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  • A man's body is so overwhelmed by a wart infection that his face, body, hands, and feet all look as if they're growing bark and roots.
  • A unusual spinal trauma that only affects first time surfers that can turn an active young person into a paraplegic in a matter of hours.
  • A disorder of the eardrum that turns a person's ability to hear inwards, so that
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  • A man's body is so overwhelmed by a wart infection that his face, body, hands, and feet all look as if they're growing bark and roots.
  • A unusual spinal trauma that only affects first time surfers that can turn an active young person into a paraplegic in a matter of hours.
  • A disorder of the eardrum that turns a person's ability to hear inwards, so that the movement of eyeballs in their sockets sounds like a passing subway car.
  • An inherited disorder that gives the afflicted a fatal case of insomnia.

Medical Mysteries takes on these and many more unusual and rare medical ailments in this collection that is sure to mystify and inspire readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401309985
Publisher:
Hyperion
Publication date:
08/04/2009
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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