Mystery Diagnosis

Season 10 Episode 8

A Search For Answers

Aired Monday 10:00 PM Jun 15, 2011 on Discovery Health
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A Search For Answers
As soon as Ellayna Gallis was born, her parents and grandparents have been worried about her. She has several birth defects including an enlarged leg, blotchy skin, fused toes, and heart problems. Ellayna appears to have Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (KTS) at first, but soon, one doctor figures out that she actually has Proteus syndrome. Adam Brewer has always been healthy, until he suddently feels nauseous and has diarrhea. It appears to be a case of food poisoning, but after having night sweats, Adam suffers from shortness of breath from fluid accummulation in his heart and lungs. He eventually finds out that he has a parasitic infection called paragonimiasis from eating undercooked crabs.moreless

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