publication date: Monday, April 4, 2011 (part of Spring 2011)

category: Medicine

clue: born in a bubble

explanation: Vetter was the famous "bubble boy" who lived in a sterilized environment due to a severe immunodeficiency. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Ryan Dunn, Elaine Beckland, and Jon Berry

Peculiar Pathology: The human body can suffer such strange and tragic fates. These five people became famous for their unusual medical conditions. Even five TV doctors couldn't help them.

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