Incredible X-ray scans taken over 18 months show how a 44-year-old woman’s bones VANISHED before the eyes of astounded doctors



Incredible X-rays appear to show a 44-year-old woman's bones disappearing before the eyes of her astounded doctors.
The patient, whose name is unknown, had the scans taken at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh over a period of 18 months.
They showed how her humerus, or 'funny bone', and her ulnar bone, in her forearm, were gradually fading into thin air.
Doctors then diagnosed the woman with Gorham-Stout disease, sometimes referred to as 'vanishing bone disease'.
Only 64 cases of the rare disease have been recorded in medical literature, the team led by Dr Jarrad Stevens wrote in the BMJ Case... read more

 
4 April 2018 in Health, Views: 42
Source: Daily Mail
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