publication date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011 (part of Spring 2011)

category: Medicine

clue: don't go out on a limb

explanation: Koswara was the famous "tree man" who grew hard, wood-like warts covering his limbs. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Steve 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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