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Dickens’s Diagnosis

Lecture no. 15 from the course: Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases

Dickens’s Diagnosis

Taught by Professor Roy Benaroch | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses

At 55 years of age and quite overweight, Joe falls asleep all the time. Is it narcolepsy? Is it kidney disease? The real culprit, you’ll discover, is a condition originally described by author Charles Dickens; one whose effects are more wide-ranging (and life-threatening) on the human body than you can imagine.

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