The Girl with Holes in Her Jaw: Lymphangiomatosis | Medical Documentary | Reel Truth
Ever since she was born, young Claire Mantey has had a strange birthmark and swelling on the left side of her face. It didn't seem so serious at first, but the swelling and discolouration persist. Claire gets many ear infections, pain in the left side of her face, and eventually, fibrous dysplasia that spreads from her left jawbone to some of her other bones. It turns out that Claire has been suffering from a rare disease called lymphangiomatosis. Sue Ingraham has been a healthy, active mother until she experiences some unusual pain in her leg. She tries to just deal with it, but her knee freezes up, and her pain worsens, spreading to her groin area. A doctor later finds out that Sue has had a rare, benign tumour on her sciatic nerve called a neurofibroma.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.