The Baby Who Bruised Easily - Glanzmann's Thrombosthenia | Medical Documentary | Reel Truth
Since birth Julia Smith has had bruises all over her body. Doctors aren't too concerned at first. But, when Julia starts to bleed profusely just from a cut on her face from her fingernail, specialists start to look into her condition more and after many tests, she is diagnosed with a rare blood genetic disorder called Glanzmann's Thrombosthenia. Plus, David Skinner suddenly has difficulties walking and starts to suffer from seizures. His doctors believe that it is just stress related but actually, it is revealed that David has been dealing with a genetic disorder called Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis.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.