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Seizures and giddiness, together at last

 •  • by Paul Ingraham

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Breaking: “Mystery Illness Cluster in India May Be Due to Neurotoxin.” Symptoms included loss of consciousness, convulsions, seizures, and … “an unexplained giddiness”?!

A good reminder that pathology can be utterly bizarre, and medicine is just chock-a-block with oddities. Stay humble, everyone.

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