Mystery Diagnosis

Season 6 Episode 8

The Boy Who Bit Himself

Aired Monday 10:00 PM Mar 23, 2009 on Discovery Health
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The Boy Who Bit Himself
A seven-month-old baby named Tristan Durtschi hasn't been able to sit up and hold his head up, begins biting his lip and tongue, banging his head, and hitting his face from having a rare disorder called Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome. Twenty-six-year-old Janelle King has been dealing with fatigue, tingling that spreads from her toes to the rest of her lower body, back pain, and eventually paralysis of her entire body that restricts her lungs due to a rare inflammatory disorder called Devic's Disease.moreless

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