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Woman Who Swallowed a Toothbrush

And Other Weird Medical Case Histories

Rob Myers, M.D. Rob Myers M D Myers

312 pages
Ecw Press
These brief, intriguing case histories drawn from medical journals involve unusual symptoms disguising real problems. For example, a woman who claims to have swallowed a toothbrush while brushing her teeth is exposed as a bulimic who was actually using the brush to induce vomiting. This and other gruesome, surprising, perplexing, and humorous cases are presented as medical riddles for readers to diagnose and solve.
Author Bio
Rob Myers is a cardiologist at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto.