Operated for a brain tumor, found a t...

Operated for a brain tumor, found a tapeworm instead

There are 2 comments on the Kevin, M.D. story from Nov 21, 2008, titled Operated for a brain tumor, found a tapeworm instead. In it, Kevin, M.D. reports that:

The rather graphic story of a mother in Arizona with a pork tapeworm found in her brain.

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Coeur D Alene, ID

#1 Nov 22, 2008
Oh man I saw this on tv.
Mystery ER on the Health Network 10-26-2007 ?
It was about a young man Aaron, who was taken to the the E.R. with seizures, doctors discover a strange mass inside the boy's brain. Fearful it's cancer, they prepare Aaron for a biopsy until a sharp-eyed radiologist identifies it as a pork tapeworm.
Now,that in its self would be bad enough, but this is a strick Jewish community that DOES NOT DO PORK!!!!
They trace it back to some illegal help.
Seems like the whole communty has this PORK TAPEWORM. When they are all asked to take a blood test to confirm. All illegals disapear!

Just curious........

Horse Country

Bowmansdale, PA

#2 Nov 22, 2008
A story like this was on the TV show called HOUSE, It is a medical show on CH. 5.

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