Medical professionals are nothing short of heroic, particularly now. But they're human, too, and despite the breadth of their experience, sometimes they come across a case that baffles them. Sure, they eventually solve or treat it, but they definitely had a few moments of head-scratchery.

Cases like...

SANDRA LAING'S CONDITION IS THE COMPLETE OPPOSITE OF ALBINISM. After three generations of all-white ancestors, Laing was born with dark skin and curly

A MONTH AFTER A BANGLADESHI WOMAN DELIVERED A BABY, SHE WAS RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL FOR STOMACH PAINS. It turned out she has two wombs and that she was

JO CAMERON CAN'T FEEL PAIN AND HEALS WITHOUT SCARS. Doctors first found out about Cameron's condition when she seemed unbothered by a supposedly painf

A MAN WITH PANCREATITIS DEVELOPED PERSISTENT HICCUPS THAT CAN ONLY BE CURED WITH A RECTAL MASSAGE. Different medications were administered to him to n

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A JOCK GOT MUGGED, SUFFERED FROM A CONCUSSION, AND SUDDENLY BECAME A GENIUS. After recovery, Jason Padgett started seeing geometrical shapes everywher

A WOMAN'S BRAIN TUMOR WAS DISCOVERED BECAUSE THE VOICES IN HER HEAD TOLD HER TO GET A BRAIN SCAN. The woman, called Patient AB hallucinated the voic

A BOY FROM MANCHESTER WAS BORN WITH ONE KIDNEY IN HIS THIGH. Because of a missing omosome called 7p22.1, Hamish Robinson also has a speech impediment

A BRITISH MAN HAD A FULLY- FUNCTIONING FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE ORGAN. The man, called Rob was thought to have bladder cancer after seeing blood in his u

A PATIENT GETS SICK WHEN HE TELLS A LIE. The man, 51, experiences a loss of consciousness, convulsions, hallucinations, and anxiety for more than a th

A WOMAN LIVES A NORMAL LIFE WITH ONLY HALF A BRAIN. When she was 8, Christina Santhouse had to get the right hemisphere of her brain removed due to a

A GENETIC DEFECT MADE STEPHEN CROHN IMMUNE TO AIDS. Crohn had a mutation in his white blood cells that kept most strains of HIV from penetrating and a

AN AUSTRALIAN WOMAN DEVELOPED A FRENCH ACCENT AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT. Leanne Rowe is not happy with having an accent that isn't her native Australian on

A middle-aged man was thought to have a tumor in his lung. IT TURNED OUT TO BE A TOY TRAFFIC CONE HE INHALED WHEN HE WAS SEVEN. S'O He suffered no com
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