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Fascinomas – Fascinating Medical Mysteries by Clifton K. Meador, M.D.

Reviewed by Teri Davis

Fascinoma combines the words ‘fascinate’ with ‘oma.’ The suffix ‘oma’ usually denotes a growth or tumor. … Thus a fascinoma is medical slang for an unusually interesting medical case.”

Combining the unusual with the study of medicine is the perfect title for this compact collection written in layman terms.

Doctors, fortunately, are usually correct in the assessment and treatment of most patients but it is impossible for a correct diagnosis all the time. Also complicating this process is the realistic fact that not everyone reacts exactly the same way to every disease. Most experienced doctors vividly remember those few cases where their diagnosis and treatment did not work. These are those stories which fortunately are resolved but often require a different approach.

True Medical Detective Stories
by Clifton K. Meador, M.D.

True Medical Detective Stories Reviewed by Jud Hanson

True Medical Detective Stories by Clifton K Meador, MD, is a fascinating read. He has pulled together a truly amazing collection of medical oddities and peculiar cases into one collection that will keep the reader’s attention from start to finish.