The Woman Who Swallowed a Toothbrush and Other Bizarre Medical Cases

The Woman Who Swallowed a Toothbrush and Other Bizarre Medical Cases

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by Rob Myers
     
 

No two medical cases are ever exactly alike, but occasionally patients seek help for some exceptional problems-like the woman who suffered from unwanted, spontaneous orgasms, or the man whose stomach exploded due to overeating, or the woman with mysterious chest pain who turned out to have a sewing needle embedded in her heart. An astounding collection of 51 of

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Overview

No two medical cases are ever exactly alike, but occasionally patients seek help for some exceptional problems-like the woman who suffered from unwanted, spontaneous orgasms, or the man whose stomach exploded due to overeating, or the woman with mysterious chest pain who turned out to have a sewing needle embedded in her heart. An astounding collection of 51 of the most bizarre medical cases that have been documented, The Woman Who Swallowed a Toothbrush describes a fascinating array of rare medical conditions, from Munchausen syndrome and the Lazarus Phenomenon to fractured penises, autoerotic death, and orange juice overdoses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567316650
Publisher:
MJF Books
Publication date:
04/02/2004
Pages:
301
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.20(d)

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