The peril of treating your progenyBMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a2307 (Published 26 November 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2307
- Suran Fernando, clinical immunologist, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, Australia
Lucy was in her 30s with a promising career as an internet programmer and a lucrative offer to work in Asia. She also zealously volunteered her time and service to an international health organisation. She was the daughter of a practising doctor, who was successful in his own right.
However, a recent history of headaches and photophobia had increased in intensity to the point of Lucy being hospitalised. The results of imaging of the brain, performed …