Speaking of granulomas, this girl’s med school essay has already been written for her: Teen Diagnoses Her Own Disease in Science Class (CNN).
“It’s weird I had to solve my own medical problem,” Terry told CNN affiliate KOMO in Seattle, Washington. “There were just no answers anywhere. … I was always sick.”
Yes, it’s weird you had to solve your own medical problem. But it’s also weird that this diagnosis was missed in the first place. It’s not like Crohn’s disease is unheard of, and any second year medical student can identify a granuloma.
Back to work…