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Oscar, Post High Grade Fever Paralysis in Colima, Mexico

Diagnosis : High Fever followed by total paralysis from the waist down. Was brought in in a wheelchair and then carried upstairs by 2 men to see me. He did not have a clear diagnosis. He had undergone multiple medical and pathological tests, but no specific cause had been established. On examination I noted multiple …

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Maria (7), Corrected “severe knock knees” in child in Mexico

Diagnosis : Failed Reconstructive Knee Surgeries (bilateral) She was operated on and and had staples put in her knees, so, when walking, her knees would not collide. The surgery was unsuccessful and Maria’s father brought her to see Hugh ,saying that his daughter she cannot run,walks on her toes and that the doctors had told …

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Miguel (49)

Puerto Vallarta man told he would not walk again. Diagnosis: Avascular necrosis (Necrosis Avascular). Femoral head prosthesis was put in, which later had to be removed due to an infection. Now, the diagnosis says: “Unstable, Disintegrated hip with a 4 cm difference between each leg.” The diagnosis also stated that the person would not be …

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