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Episode 2

Overlooked Diagnostic Test for Blood Calcium Levels Leads to Rare Diagnosis

A 23-year-old presents to the emergency department with progressive symptoms. It starts with tingling in the fingertips that lead to leg cramps that turn into feeling like she’s turning into stone, frozen in one position with stabbing pain. And perhaps most troubling, she can’t concentrate. In fact, the brain fog is so severe that she’s afraid to drive.