Dangerous Growths (Mystery Diagnosis) | Medical Documentary | Reel Truth
Since her late teens, Tanya Angus has had a headache; a crackling sound in her head; an usual growth spurt; pain in her hands, feet, and back; and even an enlargement of her face. Doctors think she's just one of those young women who grow taller after their teens, but it turns out that actually, Tanya has a tumor on her pituitary gland from a rare disorder called acromegaly. Since he was a toddler, Kody Burns has been coughing and having difficulties breathing. He appears to have asthma that went away when he was twelve, but when he begins to cough up blood and strange white tissue at the age of sixteen, it turns out that he actually has a rare disease called recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP).Every year, millions of Americans fall prey to real-life medical mysteries ailments that go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed for years. Their lives are thrown into turmoil as medical professionals struggle to understand their baffling conditions. Mystery diagnosis tells their stories. Through interviews and dramatic recreations, each medical mystery is recounted in vivid detail. Symptoms emerge, specialists are called in, but still the daily struggle continues. And then one day, because of a patients relentless pursuit of an accurate diagnosis, or a forward thinking doctor, the problem is solved and a true diagnosis given.Subscribe here for more full length documentaries: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFrO-dKhooOuTtix5dia2_g?sub_confirmation=1Welcome to Reel Truth the home of amazing documentaries! Here you will find full episode documentaries and documentary series, covering true crime, medical, science and more.